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

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:

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

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Also by Nicholas Wright:

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

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