Hedda Tesman
Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848428959Publication Date:
5 Sep 2019
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EPUB, 144 pages ISBN: 9781788502559Publication Date:
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First Staged:
Minerva Theatre, Chichester, 2019

Hedda Tesman

By Cordelia Lynn Original author Henrik Ibsen

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A doting husband. A troubled writer. A loaded gun. It's 2019 and Hedda Tesman returns to a life she can't seem to escape from.

After thirty years of playing wife, Hedda is bitter and bored. When her estranged daughter, Thea, suddenly reappears asking for help, the present begins to echo the past and Hedda embarks on a path of destruction.

Hedda Tesman, by Cordelia Lynn, breathes new life into Henrik Ibsen's classic, asking what we inherit, what we endure and how we carry our history. A vital exploration of motherhood, power and sabotage, the play was produced by Headlong and premiered at Chichester Festival Theatre in August 2019, before transferring to The Lowry, Salford.

‘There’s no such thing as starting again.’

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'Lynn reveals how Hedda's torment is just as applicable today as it was a century or more ago'

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'Ingenious, imaginative, effective... the tensions are gradually, devastatingly revealed through a tight script'

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Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848428959Publication Date:
5 Sep 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 144 pages ISBN: 9781788502559Publication Date:
5 Sep 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Cordelia Lynn:

Lela & Co.
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Lynn)
One For Sorrow

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Also by Henrik Ibsen:

Peer Gynt
Rosmersholm
Hedda Gabler (Drama Classic)
Emperor and Galilean
The League of Youth
Little Eyolf
Nora : A Doll's House
Ibsen: Three Plays
The Lady from the Sea
Rosmersholm (Drama Classics)
A Doll's House (Drama Classic)
Hedda Gabler (Abbey Theatre version)
The Wild Duck
Judgement Day
John Gabriel Borkman
A Doll's House
Hedda
The Master Builder (Drama Classics)
An Enemy of the People
Ghosts
Hedda Gabler (Almeida Theatre version)
An Enemy of the People
Nora : A Doll's House (2019 edition)
Peer Gynt
John Gabriel Borkman
A Master Builder
The Lady From the Sea (Drama Classics)
The Master Builder
Ghosts (Drama Classic)

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