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Wedmore Theatre returns to what we do best – Tickets are now on sale for A Doll’s House

Thursday 8th, Friday 9th and Saturday 10th December

Wedmore Village HallHenrik Ibsen’s 1879 masterpiece so shocked European audiences at its launch, that it closed almost immediately and Ibsen was obliged to re-write the ending.

Unsurprising, then, that the powerful issue of ‘coercive control’ is as relevant today as it was 150 years ago. But now it is rightly challenged for what it is: unacceptable behaviour by a patriarchal man towards his wife.

Ibsen was way ahead of his time – he confronted the questions his audiences ducked: does a husband automatically have conjugal rights over his wife on demand? Should he have sole control over the household finances?

Over the care of the children? May he use physical force to control her? Does the fact that he ‘loves’ her justify any behaviour? Is she his partner or merely his doll, to play with as he

Alan Philps as Torvald and Carrie Large as NoraCarrie Large as the heroine Nora, and Alan Philps playing her controlling husband, Torvald, lead a strong cast. They bring this moving story to life within a dramatic period set designed by Geoff Dickson, lit by Mike Rippon and adorned by striking 19th century costumes courtesy of designer Judy Phillpotts.

Tickets are now on sale. The very popular numbered seats in the raked seating area of the auditorium are only available through our online booking service.

Seats in the unnumbered stalls area can be bought both online and at Wedmore Village Store. Note that a small booking fee is added to all online purchases.

Tickets in the raked seating are priced at £15, and in the stalls at £12 with a discount to £5 for anyone in full-time education.

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