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Written in 1897 and one of the author's last plays. John Gabriel Borkman has been in voluntary seclusion in an upstairs room since serving a prison sentence for embezzlement. His estranged wife Gunhild, her twin sister Ella, his son Erhart, the divorcee Mrs Wilton and Borkman himself, are all trapped in a suffocating atmosphere of their household. There are only two ways out.Performers Ian McDiarmid (John Gabriel Borkman, Penelope Wilton (Ella Rentheim), Deborah Findlay (Gunhild Borkman), Emma Beattie (Malene), David Burke (Vilhelm Foldal), Lolita Chakrabarti (Fanny Wilton), Lisa Diveney (Frida Foldhal), Rafe Spall (Erhart Borkman).
Author Henrik Ibsen. Producer Donmar Warehouse. Director Michael Grandage. Design Peter McKintosh. Lighting Neil Austin. Sound Adam Cork.
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