"An invigorating production which forces us to see Ibsen's masterpiece with fresh eyes." — Guardian
“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free....Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. 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 at the Young Vic Theatre) 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 a new version by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal, Closer).
"A Hedda unlike anything I have ever seen." - WhatsOnStage
"One of the performances and productions of the year." - Daily Telegraph
"A ferocious production." - Sunday Times
"Ruth Wilson brings a thrilling volatility to the title role." - Evening Standard