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Ibsen's classic at West Acre

PUBLISHED: 20:36 17 June 2008 | UPDATED: 10:54 08 July 2010

AN Ibsen classic comes to Westacre Summer Theatre this weekend, in the form of a punchy, modern translation of Hedda Gabler.

The visiting Oxford-based Tomahawk Theatre Company will give performances of this gripping drama in the tented arena at West Acre, north of Swaffham, on Friday and on Saturday.

AN Ibsen classic comes to Westacre Summer Theatre this weekend, in the form of a punchy, modern translation of Hedda Gabler.

The visiting Oxford-based Tomahawk Theatre Company will give performances of this gripping drama in the tented arena at West Acre, north of Swaffham, on Friday and on Saturday.

Hedda Gabler is a woman out of joint with her time. She is newly married but retains her own name. She is sexually eager but terrified of sex; ambitious and rebellious yet frightened of scandal. She is imprisoned by prospective motherhood and pursued by a sexual predator; she needs a way out. But can she find it?

Performances start at 7.30pm, and tickets are £12, available by ringing 01760 755800.

For more information about the summer theatre programme call the same number or visit www.westacreriverstudios.co.uk

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