Ghosts
Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848420632Publication Date:
26 Sep 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780012636Publication Date:
14 Oct 2013
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First Staged:
Almeida Theatre, London, 2013

Ghosts

By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by Richard Eyre

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Richard Eyre's version of Ibsen's Ghosts is a fresh and vivid depiction of a woman who yearns for emotional and sexual freedom, but who is too timid to achieve it.

Helene Alving has spent her life suspended in an emotional void after the death of her cruel but outwardly charming husband. She is determined to escape the ghosts of her past by telling her son, Oswald, the truth about his father.

But on his return from his life as a painter in France, Oswald reveals how he has already inherited the legacy of Alving’s dissolute life.

This edition contains an introduction to the play by Richard Eyre, which appeared in an edited version in the Guardian.

Press Quotes

'raw and unsparing, but also devastatingly true to the spirit of the original... theatre seldom, if ever, comes greater than this'

Sunday Telegraph

'both humorous and deeply affecting... the most lucid and affecting version of the play I have ever seen'

Time Out

'Richard Eyre's new stripped-down 90-minute version has glories too many to list'

The Times

'held me in its grip throughout... leaves one reeling'

Telegraph

'glittering, dark... as fresh and unsettling as ever'

Financial Times

'grabs you by the throat and never releases its grip... extraordinary'

Guardian

'scaldingly intense... the inexorable build-up of tension is beautifully calibrated'

The Arts Desk
Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848420632Publication Date:
26 Sep 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780012636Publication Date:
14 Oct 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

John Gabriel Borkman
Ghosts
The Lady From the Sea
An Enemy of the People
Peer Gynt
Hedda
Ibsen: Three Plays
Judgement Day
Hedda Gabler
Little Eyolf
Hedda Gabler
A Doll's House
Peer Gynt
The Master Builder
A Doll's House
An Enemy of the People
Rosmersholm
The Wild Duck
Rosmersholm
The Lady from the Sea
The League of Youth
A Master Builder
Emperor and Galilean
Hedda Gabler
John Gabriel Borkman
The Master Builder

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Also by Richard Eyre:

Talking Theatre
Little Eyolf
Hedda Gabler
Conversations with Miller (Centenary Edition)
What Do I Know?

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