“I’ve no talent for life.”
Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is in trouble. Just married and bored already, Hedda longs to be free. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel.
Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece. Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, Jane Eyre) plays the title role in this new version by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal, Closer). Rafe Spall - a distinguished Kensal Rise local - will play opposite Wilson.