Rosmersholm at Duke of York's Theatre tickets
Rosmersholm at Duke of York's Theatre tickets

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About the show

Duncan Macmillan's stunning and resonant adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s Rosmersholm premieres at Duke of York's Theatre. Starring Tom Burke and Hayley Atwell, this revival of a masterpiece charts love, politics, past and future, with plenty of twists thrown in for good measure. The production marks the 10th collaboration between director Ian Rickson and Sonia Friedman Productions. It runs in the West End from 24 April 2019.

Rosmersholm is positioned against the backdrop of a looming election, an atmosphere of uncertainty and a bloodthirsty press. In the grand house of an influential dynasty, John Rosmer holds the future in his hands. As he wanders the line between idealism and a painful past, he finds himself ever more torn.

Tom Burke stars as Rosmer, the conflicted former clergyman and owner of the manor. As well as having appeared in TV series The Musketeers and Strike, Burke has starred in 2016 production of The Deep Blue Sea at the National Theatre.

Hayley Atwell stars as free-thinking Rebecca West, one of Ibsen's most formidable heroines. Atwell has appeared in the film Captain America and the miniseries Howards End, while her recent stage credits include and Dry Powder at Hampstead Theatre and Measure for Measure at the Donmar Warehouse.

Sharing the stage with them are Lucy Briers (Wolf Hall), Giles Terera (Hamilton), Jake Fairbrother (Lady from the Sea) and Peter Wight (The Birthday Party).

Set and costumes are courtesy of Rae Smith, with lighting by Neil Austin and music by Stephen Warbeck. Sound is by Gregory Clarke and casting is the work of Amy Ball CDG.

Award-winning writer and director Duncan Macmillan has a glittering resume of stage works to his name, including the highly acclaimed People Places and Things and Every Brilliant Thing. He has accrued an array of awards throughout his career and has twice been nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Play.

Director Ian Rickson was the Artistic Director of the Royal Court between 1998 and 2006. His directorial credits include Hamlet at the Young Vic and Translations at the National Theatre.

Follow the twists of this exquisitely written thriller when Rosmersholm comes to Duke of York's Theatre from 22 April until 20 July 2019.

Recommended for

Ibsen fans won't want to miss this revival of a classic play by the late great playwright.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 10+

Dates and times

Running time: 2 hours 20 mins (including 15-min interval)
Opened: 22 Apr 2019
Booking from: 20 Jul 2019
Booking until: 20 Jul 2019

Location and map

Duke of York's Theatre
St Martin's Lane
London, WC2N 4BG

130 Reviews Add review

Outstanding performance from all actors and a brilliant play that plays with your thoughts well after you leave.

chloewallis 5’1”, 18 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Rosmersholm was a drama, so don’t expect happy endings. Well acted and directed. The characters were very well cast and the overall... More

anamariaieremciuc 2 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I really enjoyed this show. It was fantastically acted, especially by Hayley Atwell, who played Rebecca West to absolute perfection.... More

emilydiver 5"0, 264 reviews, 15 helpful votes

A very enjoyable production of one of Ibsen's lesser known plays. Although written over 120 years ago, it felt so relevant to today's... More

joc78 5"4, 380 reviews, 4 helpful votes

A very enjoyable production of one of Ibsen's lesser known plays. Although written over 120 years ago, it felt so relevant to today's... More

joc78 5"4, 380 reviews, 4 helpful votes

Fantastic Play. Probably my favorite Ibsen. It could have been written in 2019, felt very relevant. Hayley Attwell shines in this... More

moniweber 45 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Great production and acting. Not sure about the storyline that champions wider equality and the intellectual independence of the female... More

pl6125 186cm, 8 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I knew nothing about this play and only really booked because of the cast, and I thought it was absolutely brilliant! Incredible performances... More

Jamb0r 178, 162 reviews, 8 helpful votes

First act was slightly confusing for someone who doesn’t know much about the play prior to seeing it, however second act was incredible.... More

tahlias 5”7, 12 reviews, 0 helpful votes