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Set in the Norwegian home of George and Hedda Tesman near the turn of the twentieth century, Hedda is a woman struggling in a world that is, for her, devoid of excitement and enchantment. Filled with a lust for life, Hedda is consumed with a passion that is uncontrolable within the confines of her bourgeois existence.


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. His plays were considered scandalous to many of his era, when Victorian values of family life and propriety largely held sway in Europe and any challenge to them was considered immoral and outrageous. Ibsen's work examined the realities that lay behind many facades, possessing a revelatory nature that was disquieting to many contemporaries.




Playwright: Henrik Ibsen

Genre:  Drama

Directed by:  Sheila Wells

Production Date:  May 1963

Group:  BHTC

Staged:  The Park Centre, Burgess Hill

BHTC Production Number: 29

Marjorie Liechti

June Colledge

Leon Figg

June Steer

Anita Williamson

Anthony Hole

John McDonnell


Miss Tesman


Jorgen Tesman

Hedda Tesman

Mrs Elvsted


Ejlert Lovborg

Alan Dann

Richard Bullimore & Robin Harris

Pauline Jarvis

Elsie Nash & Pauline Hooper

Jo White

Norma Phelan

Yvonne Jones

Jim Towell & Jack Trowbridge

John Jefferies

Ann Curtis


Stage Director & Set Designer

Stage Managers



Wardrobe & Costume Design


Business Manager


Front of House

Box Office Manager

Programme Gallery

Hedda Gabler cast & crew

Hedda Gabler cast & crew

Hedda Gabler scenes

Hedda Gabler scenes

Press Reviews & Photo

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Hedda Gabler photo

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