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Pillars Of The Community

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About the Show Less...

A new version of Henrik Ibsen's savage thriller. Read More >

Calamity strikes when Bernick’s business prowess and pristine reputation are threatened by the revelation of a long-buried secret. Desperate to dodge exposure in the kowtowing local community, Bernick devises a pitiless plan which, by a shocking twist of fate, risks the one life he holds dear…

The National marks teh centenary of Ibsen’s death with Samuel Anderson’s vital new version of Ibsen’s thriller.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 21/10/2005

Opening Night: 01/11/2005

Closing Night: 04/02/2006

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Cast & Creative


Director - Marianne Elliott

Designer - Rae Smith

Lighting Designer - Chris Davey

Sound - Ian Dickinson

Author - Henrik Ibsen (in a new version by Samuel Adamson)

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