Disgraced and destitute following a fraud scandal and imprisonment, John Gabriel Borkman paces alone in an upstairs room. Downstairs, his family is trapped in the claustrophobic atmosphere of a household bound for explosion. A scorching indictment ...
of 19th century capitalism, Ibsen's penultimate play paints a devastating picture of selfish ambition. The play has its premiere in this new version by David Eldridge on 15 February 2007 at the Donmar Warehouse, London.