Hedda Gabler

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Tue 17 to Sat 21 October | Festival Theatre

Evenings 7.30pm I Matinees Thu & Sat 2.30pm

Duration: 2 hours 20 mins

Age: 12+

Ticket prices

General from: £20 - £32.50*


Friends tickets from: 2 for 1 on opening night or 20% off all performances (excl. Fri & Sat)

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We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to the Festival and King's Theatres.

Just married. Buried alive. Hedda longs to be free…

Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control and manipulate those around her, only to see her own world unravel.

This modern production of Ibsen’s thrilling masterpiece is brought to bold new life by Olivier Award-winning playwright Patrick Marber (Closer) and directed by Olivier and Tony Award®-winner Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge).

From the producers of War Horse, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and Jane Eyre, this critically acclaimed production comes to Edinburgh following a sold out run at the National Theatre. Lizzy Watts plays the title role of the free-spirited Hedda Gabler, one of the greatest dramatic parts in theatre and regarded as the female Hamlet.


‘A triumphant Hedda for our times.’ Mail on Sunday


‘A Hedda unlike any I have ever seen.’ WhatsOnStage


‘Director Ivo van Hove’s thrilling new production.’ Radio Times


'An invigorating production which forces us to see Ibsen's masterpiece with fresh eyes.' The Guardian


‘A ferocious production.’ Sunday Times

‘Ivo van Hove is one of the world’s most in-demand directors.’ The Guardian




 * Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund.  An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.


Friends 2 for 1 opening night or 20% off*

Groups (8+) £4 off (Stalls and Dress)*

Concessions £3 off*

*excl. Fri & Sat eves