Booking to 26 November 2022
A gripping, penetrating and savagely funny adaptation
Simon Russel Beale, Lia Williams and Clare Higgins star in a new version of Ibsen’s towering masterpiece, directed by Nicholas Hytner.
John Gabriel Borkman is booking until 26 November 2022 at the Bridge Theatre in London.
What’s John Gabriel Borkman about?
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.
The cast of John Gabriel Borkman
Starring Simon Russell Beale (The Lehman Trilogy, NT, West End and New York), Lia Williams (Mary Stuart, West End/Almeida; The Night of the Iguana, West End; The Crown) and Clare Higgins (Sweet Bird of Youth, Vincent in Brixton both for NT; Hecuba, Donmar).
Sebastian De Souza, Daisy Ou, Laila Rouass and Michael Simkins as Wilhelm Foldal complete the cast.
The Creative Team
Directed by Nicholas Hytner with set design by Anna Fleischle and costume design by Liam Bunster. A new version of Henrik Ibsen’s John Gabriel Borkman, by Lucinda Coxon from a literal transaltion by Charlotte Barslund.
Matinees: Wednesday, Saturday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Venue InformationBridge Theatre, 3 Potters Fields Park, London, SE1 2SG
Nearest Tube or Train: London Bridge (National Rail, Northern and Jubilee lines)
Nearest Buses: RV1, 47, 343, 381, 42, 78, 188