Richard Eyre and Lydia Leonard on dialing up Ibsen

Published in The Independent on November 24, 2015

Richard Eyre is going for an Ibsen hat-trick. After two acclaimed productions of the Norwegian playwright at the Almeida in London – Hedda Gabler in 2005, starring a scorching Eve Best alongside Benedict Cumberbatch, and the award-garlanded Ghosts with Lesley Manville in 2013 – he’s back at the same theatre with Little Eyolf. Written in 1894, it’s a later and comparatively little-performed work. Continue reading “Richard Eyre and Lydia Leonard on dialing up Ibsen”