John Gabriel Borkman [Drama]

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022015031520190719 (BBC7)
20190720 (BBC7)

Now reunited with his first love, will John Gabriel Borkman be able to find real happiness? Or will the continued pursuit of his ambitions lead to his final destruction?

David Threlfall stars as the disgraced banker finally being made to atone for his sins.

Conclusion of Henrik Ibsen’s rarely-performed but all-too-pertinent play about the dangerous pursuit of power. Produced from a version by David Eldridge

John Gabriel Borkman ….. David Threlfall
Miss Ella Rentheim ….. Susannah Harker
Mrs Gunhild Borkman ….. Gillian Bevan
Vilhelm Foldal ….. Philip Jackson
Erhart Borkman ….. Luke Newberry
Mrs Fanny Wilton ….. Jenny Rainsford
Malene ….. Claire Cage

Directed by Helen Perry
A BBC Cymru/Wales production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in 2015.

Back with his old love, will John Gabriel find happiness or desire power even more?

Drama from BBC Radio 4

David Threlfall stars as the disgraced banker finally being made to atone for his sins.

John Gabriel Borkman ….. David Threlfall
Miss Ella Rentheim ….. Susannah Harker
Mrs Gunhild Borkman ….. Gillian Bevan
Vilhelm Foldal ….. Philip Jackson
Erhart Borkman ….. Luke Newberry
Mrs Fanny Wilton ….. Jenny Rainsford
Malene ….. Claire Cage

Radio 4 drama

012015030820190718 (BBC7)
20190719 (BBC7)

David Threlfall stars as John Gabriel Borkman, a disgraced banker now destitute after a fraud scandal and imprisonment.

Whilst trapped in his own home like a wolf in a cage, the living ghosts of his past wrestle to determine his future.

Henrik Ibsen’s rarely performed but all-too-pertinent play about the dangerous pursuit of power. Produced from a version by David Eldridge.

John Gabriel Borkman ….. David Threlfall
Miss Ella Rentheim ….. Susannah Harker
Mrs Gunhild Borkman ….. Gillian Bevan
Vilhelm Foldal ….. Philip Jackson
Erhart Borkman ….. Luke Newberry
Mrs Fanny Wilton ….. Jenny Rainsford
Malene ….. Claire Cage

Director: Helen Perry

A BBC Cymru/Wales production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in 2015.

David Threlfall stars in Ibsen's pertinent play about the dangers of ambition.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

David Threlfall stars as John Gabriel Borkman, a disgraced banker now destitute after a fraud scandal and imprisonment.

John Gabriel Borkman ….. David Threlfall
Miss Ella Rentheim ….. Susannah Harker
Mrs Gunhild Borkman ….. Gillian Bevan
Vilhelm Foldal ….. Philip Jackson
Erhart Borkman ….. Luke Newberry
Mrs Fanny Wilton ….. Jenny Rainsford
Malene ….. Claire Cage

David Threlfall stars in Ibsen's pertinent play about the dangers of ambition.

Radio 4 drama