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:

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

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Also by Nicholas Wright:

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

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