Little Eyolf

Cast: 3f 2m, plus one 9-year-old boy

Staging: can be simply staged

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

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

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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

Cast: 3f 2m, plus one 9-year-old boy

Staging:can be simply staged

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

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:

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

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Also by Richard Eyre:

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

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