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Episode 2

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Reunited with his old love, will John Gabriel find happiness or is the need for power still too strong? David Threlfall stars in Ibsen's timeless play.

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.

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Sat 20 Jul 2019 03:00

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Role Contributor
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
Author Henrik Ibsen
Adaptor David Eldridge

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