Henrik ibsen 1828-1906. Week 1: Hedda Gabler. Hedda Gabler , Almeida Theatre 2005, starring Eve Best. Hedda Gabler , Old Vic Theatre, 2012, starring Sheridan Smith. Sarah kane’s blasted: royal court theatre upstairs, 1995. “This disgusting feast of filth ” Daily Mail
Week 1: HeddaGabler
2005, starring Eve Best
HeddaGabler, Old Vic Theatre, 2012, starring Sheridan Smith
“Facing something actual and true and ugly and painful” – Harold Pinter
“Blasted changed reality because it changed the means we have of understanding ourselves. It showed us a new way in which to see realty.” – Edward Bond
“Ibsen’s greatest achievement was that by means of the theatre…he made people think” (Obituary, The Academy).