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Hedda Gabler


  • Playwright

    Brian Friel 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Adapted From Notes

    A new version of Ibsen's classic.

  • Synopsis

    Hedda Gabler returns, dissatisfied, from a long honeymoon. Bored by her aspiring academic husband, she foresees a life of tedious convention. And so, aided and abetted by her predatory confidante, Judge Brack, she begins to manipulate the fates of those around her to devastating effect.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Hedda Gabler Justine Mitchell
George Tesman Peter Hanly
Juliana Tesman Susan Fitzgerald
Bertha Billie Traynor
Eilert Loevborg John Light
Thea Elvsted Andrea Irvine
Judge Brack Andrew Woodall
Production Team  
Director Anna Mackmin
Designer Lez Brotherston
Lighting Designer Oliver Fenwick
Composer Denis Clohessy

Published Scripts

Rights Information

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    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the published play script.