Hedda Gabler


“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free… Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel.

“An invigorating production which forces us to see Ibsen’s masterpiece with fresh eyes.” – Guardian

Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece. Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, Jane Eyre) plays the title role in this stunning new version by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal, Closer). (Running time: 155 mins., which includes a 10 min. intermission)