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John Gabriel Borkman

Author(s): Henrik Ibsen in a new version by Lucinda Coxon
Company: London Theatre Company

John Gabriel Borkman, once an illustrious entrepreneur, has been brought low by a prison sentence for fraud. As he paces alone in an upstairs room, bankrupt and disgraced, he is obsessed by dreams of his comeback.

Downstairs, his estranged wife plots the restoration of the family name. When her sister arrives unannounced, she triggers a desperate showdown with the past.

Performances

Bridge Theatre, London