Ibsen’s 1892 classic An Enemy of the People comes crashing into the 21st century with this new London-set version, written and directed by Jolley Gosnold, which officially opens tonight (5 July 2019) at the Playground Theatre, in the shadow of Grenfell Tower. Check out our full gallery of first-look production photos – and then get booking!
A whistleblowing expert fights against the majority when politicians put power and profit before public safety.
Writer-director Jolley Gosnold’s new version of Henrik Ibsen’s fierce political masterpiece is updated for the here and now and stars Gabriel Akuwudike in the title role alongside Freddie Wise, Max Keeble, Olivier Huband and Hannah Van Der Westhuysen. The production is designed by Alys Whitehead.
Two years after Grenfell, Here Now Ensemble presents An Enemy of the People for a strictly limited season at west London’s Playground Theatre, in the shadow of the tower. It runs from 2 to 23 July 2019, with a press night on 5 July.
An Enemy of the People runs from 2 to 23 July 2019 at the Playground Theatre, Latimer Road, London W10 6RQ, with performances Mondays to Saturdays at 7.30pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm (except 3 July). Tickets are priced £15-22. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE!