How do the themes in Henrik Ibsen's 'Ghosts' speak to us now?

Anne McElvoy discusses Ibsen's Ghosts with directors Richard Eyre and Stephen Unwin, whose respective productions of the play have just opened. The drama provoked outrage when it was published in 1881 with its attack on religion, defence of free love, and subject matter of inherited syphilis. But does it speak to us now?

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