Nora loves her husband above everything. But when she risks her reputation in order to save him, the consequences force her to examine her devotion, and she finds herself struggling for her own life. Henrik Ibsen's ground-breaking play created a huge sensation at its premiere in 1879 and is as fresh and pertinent as ever, with an unfading capacity to shock Disappointments in Love" and Mary Webb's "Precious Bane."
"Bryony Lavery is a multi-award-winning playwright whose work includes Kursk, Frozen, Stockholm (all published by Oberon Books), Last Easter and A Wedding Story. Oberon also publishes her version of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya and her adaptations of Mary Webb's Precious Bane, Jouko and Juha Turkka's Cherished Disappointments in Love and Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber. Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) has been described as 'the father of modern theatre'. Most of his early plays were traditional historical dramas. After Peer Gynt, a fairy-tale fantasy in verse, Ibsen wrote the rest of his plays in prose, and came to be regarded as the great Naturalist dramatist."