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:

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

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Also by Nicholas Wright:

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

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