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Performance: Hedda Gabler

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Currently starring in Machinal at the Royal
National Theatre,
Fiona Shaw was known more for her comedy roles until theatre director Deborah Warner cast her as Elektra and The Good
Citizen of Szechuan and then as Ibsen's Hedda Gabler. This was
In an acclaimed production in Dublin, which moved to London's West End.
Shaw re-creates the role for
Performance with a new supporting cast, Including
Stephen Rea as Ejlert Lovborg , but still directed by Warner. Nervous and agitated rather than haughty and frigid, Fiona Shaw 's Hedda breaks with tradition. "Hedda is often called strong-willed," she comments, "but where is the evidence in the play for this? To me, Hedda is terribly ordinary."
Producer Simon Curtis
SEE THIS WEEK page 6

Contributors

Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Director: Deborah Warner
Unknown: Hedda Gabler.
Unknown: Stephen Rea
Unknown: Ejlert Lovborg
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Producer: Simon Curtis
HeddaGabler: Fiona Shaw
JudgeBrack: Donal McCann
Ejlert Lovborg: Stephen Rea
MrsElvsted: Brid Brennan
Jorgen Tesman: Nicholas Woodeson
MissTesman: Pat Leavy
Berte: Susan Colverd

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Performance: Hedda Gabler

BBC Two England, 27 November 1993 20.35






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