This early work is a collection of pre-Shakespearean comedies. The plays include: Fulgens and Lucrece, by Henry Medwall; The Four PP, by John Haywood; Ralph Roiser Doister, by Nicholas Udall; Suposes, by George Gascoigne, and Gammer Gurton's Needle . This fantastic collection is highly recommended for all fans of the stage, and constitutes a must-read for comedy lovers. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author."