Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Patrick Marber. Ruth Wilson plays the title role in Ivo van Hoves production.
-I have no talent for life.-
Just married. Buried alive. 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.
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 Ibsens masterpiece.
Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, Jane Eyre) plays the title role in a new version by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal, Closer).