A DOLL'S HOUSE

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Production Date:   October 1979

Directed by: Keith Jefferies

Genre:  Comedy

Group:  BHTC

Staged:  The Park Centre, Burgess Hill

 

SYNOPSIS: 

 

Nora Helmer once secretly borrowed a large sum of money so that her husband could recuperate from a serious illness. She never told him of this loan and has been secretly paying it back in small installments.  Her husband, Torvald, thinks her careless and childlike, and often calls her his doll.

 

When he is appointed bank director, his first act is to relieve Nils Krogstad, a man disgraced for having forged his signature on a document. However, he also happens to be the man that Nora borrowed money from and it then transpires that she forged her father’s signature in order to get the money.  Krogstad threatens to reveal Nora’s crime unless she can convince her husband not to fire him. Nora tries, but he thinks of her as a simple child. However, when he discovers the truth, he is ready to disclaim his wife even though she did it for him.

 

 

 

PLAYWRIGHT:  Henrik Ibsen (March 20, 1828 – May 23, 1906) was a major Norwegian playwright who was largely responsible for the rise of the modern realistic drama.

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Cast

Playwright:   Henrik Ibsen

A DOLL'S HOUSE

Sheila Wells

Margaret Coveney

Anthony White

Geoff Twyman, Peter Case, John Hurst,

Richard Nurse & Pauline Campbell

Trevor Wilson, Christine Joslin

& Adrian Thomas

Peter Coveney

Maureen Thomas

Chris Kenna

Elizabeth Loretzen

Jan Case

Jim Towell

Nora Helmer

Torvald Helmer

Mrs Linde

Krogstad

Dr Rank

Nursemaid

Housemaid

Porter

1st Child

2nd Child

3rd Child

Elizabeth Batten

Anthony White

Jo White

Guy Butler

Keith Jefferies
Nancy Forsdike

Cathy Surridge

Peter Palmer

Hannah Batten

Victoria Josephs

Victoria Harris

BHTC Production Number: 105

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