Judgement Day
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848422414Publication Date:
17 Nov 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
The Print Room, London, 2011

Judgement Day

By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by Mike Poulton

Paperback £9.99£7.99

Adapted from When We Dead Awaken, the last play Ibsen wrote before his death. First staged in 1899, Ibsen's play is rarely performed, yet is one of his most extraordinary and deeply personal works.

Whilst holidaying with his young wife, the sculptor Rubek encounters his muse: a woman that he loved and left a lifetime ago. Over a series of heated encounters, the entire scroll of Rubek’s life is unrolled in Ibsen’s final – and most autobiographical – exploration of what it means to love and be loved.

Set within a mythical Nordic landscape, the play offers an explicit and merciless portrait of Ibsen as an ageing artist: restless with his art, his homeland and his married life.

Press Quotes

‘Poulton is the adapter of the moment’

Observer

'Essential for anyone interested in Ibsen’s progress, and also decline'

Daily Telegraph

'The dialogue is crammed with evocations of pain and terror, rendered with startling vividness in Poulton’s text'

The Times

'Credit to writer Mike Poulton whose new version of the play gives human scale to a forbidding expedition'

Daily Mail
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848422414Publication Date:
17 Nov 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

The Lady from the Sea
An Enemy of the People
Ghosts
Peer Gynt
Hedda
John Gabriel Borkman
Rosmersholm
Little Eyolf
A Doll's House
Rosmersholm
Ghosts
Emperor and Galilean
Hedda Gabler
The Wild Duck
Peer Gynt
Ibsen: Three Plays
An Enemy of the People
The Master Builder
The Master Builder
The Lady From the Sea
John Gabriel Borkman
Hedda Gabler
A Master Builder
The League of Youth
A Doll's House
Hedda Gabler

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Also by Mike Poulton:

Luise Miller
A Tale of Two Cities (stage version)
Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)
The York Mystery Plays
The Canterbury Tales (stage version)
Wallenstein
Morte d'Arthur (stage version)
The Father
Wolf Hall (stage version)
Don Carlos
Rosmersholm
Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)
Imperium: The Cicero Plays

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