Rosmersholm
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854595966Publication Date:
8 May 2008
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EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788500081Publication Date:
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First Staged:
This version: Almeida Theatre, London, 2008

Rosmersholm

By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by Mike Poulton

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A portrait of idealism and democracy floundering in a society of conservatism and opportunism, considered by many to be Ibsen's dramatic masterpiece.

Johannes Rosmer has resigned as parish priest following the suicide of his wife. But his increasingly liberal ideas make him an object of suspicion to the local worthies, who also disapprove of the presence in his house of a much younger woman, Rebecca West, formerly his wife's companion. As their relationship deepens and their isolation builds, the increasing moral pressures they face force them inexorably towards their fate...

This version of Ibsen's Rosmersholm by Mike Poulton was first staged at the Almeida Theatre, London, in 2008.

Press Quotes

'A masterpiece of psychological drama in an unpoetic but accessible, modern version by Mike Poulton that never succumbs to the temptations of melodrama... none of the solemn mustiness still afflicting Ibsen revivals'

London Evening Standard

'Fascinating and complex'

The Times
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854595966Publication Date:
8 May 2008
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788500081Publication Date:
20 Dec 2017
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

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

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Also by Mike Poulton:

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

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