Nora: A Doll's House
Nora: A Doll's House
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Nora: A Doll's House London Reviews and Tickets

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Absorbing, Clever, Resonant, Creative

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A radical revival production of Henrik Ibsen's play about marriage and gender roles.

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90 Reviews | 3 Followers
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Creative, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like plays that have a brain teaser aspect to them and don't mind a reinterpretation of the Ibsen classic.

Don't see it if you don't like plays that have multiple intertwining stories that you need to keep straight in your mind. Read more

24 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Resonant, Clever, Absorbing

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Critic Reviews (9)

London Theatre
February 17th, 2020

Though there's some fascination...it ends up being too clever for its own good, only sowing confusion instead of revealing fresh insights.'
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The Times (UK)
February 12th, 2020

Stef Smith’s “radical” version of A Doll’s House ties itself in knots by trying to transplant the central character to three different periods...An ambitious idea...but one that in the end only sows confusion...'
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The Stage (UK)
February 12th, 2020

Smith’s writing has a strong poetic style, a bold, bodily quality; it is full of ripples and echoes... Elizabeth Freestone’s production...is frustratingly restrained.'
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The Telegraph (UK)
February 12th, 2020

Bold Ibsen reworking in which theory and practice don't quite mesh...The power of Ibsen’s original ideas is still there.'
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The Guardian (UK)
February 16th, 2020

Stef Smith’s smart three-Nora Ibsen update spans 100 years and cleverly contrasting worlds of pain in this slick first revival.'
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WhatsOnStage
February 12th, 2020

Elizabeth Freestone's direction, though fleet-footed and fluid, often sags where it should feel taut. It is an admirable piece of work, one delivered with full-blooded conviction...'
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The Arts Desk
February 12th, 2020

Ibsen diced, sliced and reinvented with poetic precision...Smith has not so much adapted Ibsen as exploded the original while adding a pacey intensity.'
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The London Evening Standard
July 24th, 2019
For a previous production

The mix of fine-grained detail and thumping obviousness persists throughout...This is a clever, pointed riff on Ibsen, but it could be much, much better.'
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