Hedda

Hedda

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I’m a very sick girl. Apparently. These impulses come over me and I just can’t help it.

Hedda returns from her honeymoon to an empty marriage, an unfulfilling existence and a pregnancy she doesn’t want. Driven by an unthinking desire for power, she manipulates those around her to devastating effect.

In this bold contemporary version of Henrik Ibsen’s original, Critics’ Circle Award-winner Lucy Kirkwood brings the enigmatic Hedda into a modern world full of crisis, Oxford academics and destabilising gender roles. 

Inciting questions of identity, moral equivocation, and the psychology behind destruction, University of Oxford student company Peripeteia Productions opens one of the greatest plays in history for re-examination.

  • Wed 21 Feb 2018 7:30 PM £20.00/£16.00/£13.00/£10.00 | Enjoy & Full Circle Members' Discount: 50%
  • Thu 22 Feb 2018 7:30 PM £20.00/£16.00/£13.00/£10.00
  • Fri 23 Feb 2018 8:00 PM £20.00/£16.00/£13.00/£10.00
  • Sat 24 Feb 2018 2:30 PM £20.00/£16.00/£13.00/£10.00| Enjoy & Full Circle Members' Discount: 50%
  • Sat 24 Feb 2018 7:30 PM £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00

Presented by University of Oxford Student Company: Peripeteia Productions

By Lucy Kirkwood
Based on Henrik Ibsen

An amateur production with Nick Hern Books.

Book Tickets

  • Wed 21 February 7:30 PM
  • Thu 22 February 7:30 PM
  • Fri 23 February 8:00 PM
  • Sat 24 February 2:30 PM
  • Sat 24 February 7:30 PM

Presented by University of Oxford Student Company: Peripeteia Productions

Age guideline: 16+

Student & under 18 tickets: £11.50 (available until Sun before show)

Part of the  season

  • Kirkwood’s adaptation is thoughtfully constructed... A Hedda for our times.
       
    Guardian
  • Kirkwood makes us believe absolutely in this modernday world of mountainous mortgages and bitchy academia.
       
    Evening Standard

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