Ghosts , Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Published 7 years and 3 months ago on The Stage UK

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold: If he were plying his trade today Henrik Ibsen would not be out of place on the writing staff of Coronation Street or EastEnders. Emma Lucia's solidly mounted and handsome production acknowledges the debt the nation's favourite soap operas owe to Norway's greatest chronicler of familial strife by ramping up the melodrama at the story's heart. Ibsen's much-performed follow-up to A Doll's House is artfully constructed, hinging on the extreme lengths people go to to keep up appearances, and this production unashamedly puts these machinations, driven by the very human frailties of its protagonists, front and centre.

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