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A Doll's House

A version by Frank McGuinness


  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Synopsis

    Nora confronts her husband, Torvald, with her own brutal realization that by marrying she has moved from her father's doll's house into yet another situation of economic dependency.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    In addition to the listed cast, the two Helmer children were played by child actors

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    October 1996

  • Production Notes

    Produced by The Playhouse Theatre
  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented at The Playhouse Theatre, London

Original Cast  
Nils Krogstad Peter Gowen
Nora Helmer Janet McTeer
Torvald Helmer Owen Teale
Anne-Marie Illona Linthwaite
Helene Judith Hepburn
Porter Murray McArthur
Mrs. Kristine Linde Gabrielle Lloyd
Dr. Rank John Carlisle (2)
Production Team  
Director Anthony Page
Designer Deirdre Clancy
Lighting Designer Peter Mumford
Music by Jason Carr

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London WIF 8GQ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the published playscript