Little Eyolf
Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848425392Publication Date:
19 Nov 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780016887Publication Date:
19 Nov 2015
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Almeida Theatre, London, 2015

Little Eyolf

By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by Richard Eyre

Paperback £9.99£7.99

EPUB £9.99£7.99

Ibsen's forensic examination of a marriage as it falls apart, in a version by Richard Eyre.

How is a life well-lived? Alfred Allmers comes home to his wife Rita and makes a decision. Casting aside his writing, he dedicates himself to raising his son. But one event is about to change his life forever.

Little Eyolf was first performed in 1894. This new version, adapted and directed by Richard Eyre, premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London, in 2015.

The third in a trilogy of revelatory Ibsens, Little Eyolf follows Richard Eyre's multi-award-winning adaptations of Ghosts (Almeida, West End and BAM, New York), and Hedda Gabler (Almeida and West End).

Extra Content: 'To watch Henrik Ibsen's Little Eyolf is a terrifying experience'. Richard Eyre on adapting Little Eyolf in an article published by The Guardian, 13 November 2015.

Press Quotes

'As quick, clean and shocking as a naked plunge into a winter fjord... a play awash with desire, reproach and grief'

Sunday Times

'Quietly shattering'

Independent

'An evening of shocking intensity... vividly captures what Henry James called "the hard compulsion" of Ibsen's terrifying masterpiece'

Guardian

'Eyre [is] the country's foremost illuminator of [Ibsen]... [he] reveals the play as a masterly study of how unhappiness corrodes us... an extraordinary stew of violent misery'

Observer

'Naturalism intermingles with expressionism, and slips, subtly, into something poetic and profoundly existential'

WhatsOnStage

'Laden with atmosphere… feels astonishingly contemporary'

Evening Standard
Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848425392Publication Date:
19 Nov 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780016887Publication Date:
19 Nov 2015
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

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

Go to author page...

Also by Richard Eyre:

Talking Theatre
Hedda Gabler (Almeida Theatre version)
What Do I Know?
Ghosts
Conversations with Miller (Centenary Edition)

Go to author page...

Similar Titles
Richard Eyre's high-profile adaptation of Ibsen's famous 'problem play' about a headstrong woman's determination to c...
Ibsen's three great 'problem plays', A Doll's House, Ghosts and Hedda Gabler, in sensitive...
A highly accessible guide to the play, taking you scene by scene through the action, analysing moment by moment what...
Richard Eyre's version of Ibsen's Ghosts is a fresh and vivid depiction of a woman who yearns for emotional...
An extraordinary play by Dutch writer Lot Vekemans that asks a simple question: is it ever possible to move on?
A collection of fifty short pieces written by the former Artistic Director of the National Theatre.