Anna Mackmin directs Olivier Award-winner Sheridan Smith in this major new production of Ibsen’s masterpiece. Brian Friel’s adaptation of this seminal work reveals a play as fresh and shocking as when it was originally written.
Played out swiftly over 24 hours, Ibsen’s startlingly resonant play is a thrilling portrayal of the free-spirited Hedda Gabler (Sheridan Smith). Railing against a life of crippling convention Hedda Gabler cuts through the lives of everyone in her orbit.
A triumph all round