Hedda Gabler - Donmar 1996

  • Date:
    Monday, 5 August, 1996
    Review by:
    Darren Dalglish

    The play focuses on Hedda's manipulation of people and her mood swings. She is a very dangerous character in deed but one cannot help but have sympathy for her .

    There is a powerful performance by Alexandra Gilgreath who plays Hedda. She plays the part almost to perfection with the look and feel of a woman tormented and a voice so condescending and sarcastic .

    The sets are beautifully designed by Pamela Howard, giving the room a nice 19th century look, and in the Donmar Warehouse because it is so small you feel you are in the time period yourself.

    (Darren Dalglish)

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