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John Gabriel Borkman
Paperback, 84 pages ISBN: 9781854593054Publication Date:
11 Jul 1996
Size: 195mm x 125mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
This version: National Theatre, London, 1996

John Gabriel Borkman

By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by Nicholas Wright

Paperback £8.99£7.19

Nicholas Wright's sensitive version of Ibsen's late play, about a family brought low by the disgrace and imprisonment of its patriarch.

John Gabriel Borkman, a former 'pillar of the community', has been in voluntary seclusion in an upstairs room since enduring a prison sentence for embezzlement. His wife, her twin sister, his son and even Borkman himself are all trapped in the suffocating atmosphere of this claustrophobic household.

Nicholas Wright's English version of Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman was first staged at the National Theatre, London, in 1996.

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'Richard Eyre's production is perfectly complemented by Nicholas Wright's idiomatic but unobtrusive translation'

Observer
Paperback, 84 pages ISBN: 9781854593054Publication Date:
11 Jul 1996
Size: 195mm x 125mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

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

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Also by Nicholas Wright:

Treetops
Nicholas Wright: Five Plays
8 Hotels
His Dark Materials (stage version)
Mrs Klein
Lulu
Vincent in Brixton
The Slaves of Solitude (stage version)
Rattigan's Nijinsky
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Wright)
Thérèse Raquin (Zola/Wright)
Regeneration (stage version)
Cressida
Naked
The Reporter
One Fine Day
The Last of the Duchess
The Custom of the Country
Travelling Light
The Desert Air

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