'David Eldridge''s new version of Ibsen''s classic, published to tie-in with the production at the Donmar Warehouse, London.
Should the truth be pursued whatever the cost? The idealistic son of a wealthy businessman seeks to expose his father''s duplicity and to free his childhood friend from the lies on which his happy home life is based.
This new version by David Eldridge of Henrik''s Ibsen''s classic play of 1884 opened at the Donmar Warehouse in December 2005.
''David Eldridge''s version brings out Ibsen''s permanent relevance without any textual coarsening'' Guardian ''Five Stars. Flawless'' Guardian ''A beautifully judged and absorbing piece of work'' Independent ''Five Stars. Powerful and gripping'' The Times ''Perhaps the greatest of Ibsen''s plays ... A masterly production of a masterpiece'' Telegraph'