Hedda
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781848420205Publication Date:
21 Aug 2008
Size: 198mm x 130mm£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780013138Publication Date:
10 Apr 2014
£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
First Staged:
Gate Theatre, London, 2008

Hedda

By Lucy Kirkwood Original author Henrik Ibsen

Paperback £11.99£9.59

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In Lucy Kirkwood's version of Hedda Gabler, Ibsen's nineteenth-century heroine is relocated to London in 2008, to startling effect.

Hedda, still mourning for the father she adored, returns from honeymoon with a husband she doesn't love, to a flat and a pregnancy she doesn't want. Trapped by her past and terrified of her future, bored by her life but too cowardly to walk away from it, she finds herself caught between three men. And in the end, something has to give.

Lucy Kirkwood's play Hedda was first performed at the Gate Theatre, London, in August 2008.

Press Quotes

'A Hedda for our times'

Guardian

'Ibsen's 19th-century masterpiece relocated thrillingly to London 2008... Kirkwood makes us believe absolutely in this modern-day world of mountainous mortgages and bitchy academia'

Evening Standard
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781848420205Publication Date:
21 Aug 2008
Size: 198mm x 130mm£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780013138Publication Date:
10 Apr 2014
£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)

Also by Lucy Kirkwood:

Women, Power and Politics: Then
Tinderbox
The Children
Beauty and the Beast (National Theatre version)
Lucy Kirkwood Plays: One
The Welkin
it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now
NSFW
small hours
Chimerica
Mosquitoes
Bloody Wimmin

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Also by Henrik Ibsen:

Rosmersholm (Drama Classics)
Ibsen: Three Plays
Ghosts
The Lady from the Sea
Hedda Gabler (Drama Classic)
John Gabriel Borkman
An Enemy of the People
Nora : A Doll's House
Judgement Day
Peer Gynt
Hedda Gabler (Almeida Theatre version)
An Enemy of the People
The Master Builder
Hedda Gabler (Abbey Theatre version)
A Master Builder
The League of Youth
A Doll's House (Drama Classic)
John Gabriel Borkman
Little Eyolf
A Doll's House
Rosmersholm
Ghosts (Drama Classic)
The Wild Duck
Hedda Tesman
Emperor and Galilean
Peer Gynt
The Lady From the Sea (Drama Classics)
The Master Builder (Drama Classics)

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