John Gabriel Borkman
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854597359Publication Date:
28 Feb 2003
Size: 195mm x 130mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
English Touring Theatre, 2003

John Gabriel Borkman

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

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A sparkling translation of Ibsen's penultimate play.

On the family estate outside Oslo at the turn of the 19th century, a man paces the floor in an upstairs room. This is John Gabriel Borkman, once a famous entrepreneur, now reduced to penury and self-doubt following a prison sentence for embezzlement. His wife, her twin sister and his son are all trapped in the claustrophobic atmosphere which has descended upon the household – and which can only lead to an explosion as the suffocation becomes unbearable.

Stephen Mulrine's English version of Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman was first staged by English Touring Theatre in 2003.

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'The writing is brilliantly allusive... English Touring Theatre scores again'

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Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854597359Publication Date:
28 Feb 2003
Size: 195mm x 130mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

The Cherry Orchard
Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
Chekhov on Theatre
The Game Of Love And Chance
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Ibsen: Three Plays
The Proposal
Chekhov: Shorts
Chekhov: Four Plays
The Government Inspector
The Wild Duck
On the Evils of Tobacco
Six Characters in Search of an Author (Drama Classics)
A Tragic Figure
The Dance of Death (Drama Classic)
The Marriage of Figaro
An Enemy of the People
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
The Misanthrope
The Bear
The Servant of Two Masters
Children of the Sun
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
Ghosts (Drama Classics)
The Wedding

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