Hedda Tesman

Cast: 4f 3m

Staging: A house (several interiors)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848428959Publication Date:
5 Sep 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 144 pages ISBN: 9781788502559Publication Date:
5 Sep 2019
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First Staged:
Minerva Theatre, Chichester, 2019

Hedda Tesman

By Cordelia Lynn Original author Henrik Ibsen

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A doting husband. A troubled writer. A loaded gun. It's 2019 and Hedda Tesman returns to a life she can't seem to escape from.

After thirty years of playing wife, Hedda is bitter and bored. When her estranged daughter, Thea, suddenly reappears asking for help, the present begins to echo the past and Hedda embarks on a path of destruction.

Hedda Tesman, by Cordelia Lynn, breathes new life into Henrik Ibsen's classic, asking what we inherit, what we endure and how we carry our history. A vital exploration of motherhood, power and sabotage, the play was produced by Headlong and premiered at Chichester Festival Theatre in August 2019, before transferring to The Lowry, Salford.

‘There’s no such thing as starting again.’

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'Lynn reveals how Hedda's torment is just as applicable today as it was a century or more ago'

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'Ingenious, imaginative, effective... the tensions are gradually, devastatingly revealed through a tight script'

Sardines Magazine

Cast: 4f 3m

Staging:A house (several interiors)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848428959Publication Date:
5 Sep 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 144 pages ISBN: 9781788502559Publication Date:
5 Sep 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Cordelia Lynn:

Lela & Co.
One For Sorrow
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Lynn)

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Also by Henrik Ibsen:

An Enemy of the People
Nora : A Doll's House
Rosmersholm (Drama Classics)
Peer Gynt
A Master Builder
Emperor and Galilean
Ghosts
The Wild Duck
Rosmersholm
Hedda Gabler (Almeida Theatre version)
Hedda Gabler (Drama Classic)
Ibsen: Three Plays
Nora : A Doll's House (2019 edition)
Ghosts (Drama Classic)
Hedda Gabler (Abbey Theatre version)
Peer Gynt
A Doll's House (Drama Classic)
The League of Youth
Judgement Day
A Doll's House
The Lady from the Sea
An Enemy of the People
Hedda
The Master Builder
John Gabriel Borkman
Little Eyolf
John Gabriel Borkman
The Lady From the Sea (Drama Classics)
The Master Builder (Drama Classics)

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