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

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Adapted from When We Dead Awaken, the last play Henrik 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.

Mike Poulton's play Judgement Day was first staged at The Print Room, London, in 2011.

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'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:

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

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Also by Mike Poulton:

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

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