Adam Kotz talks about playing Pastor Manders in Richard Eyre's production of Ibsen's Ghosts

Ghosts

Henrik Ibsen
Almeida
Directed by Richard Eyre

Adam Kotz starred as Pastor Manders in Richard's Eyre's award-winning revival of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts.

Adam discusses playing a character with a fractured sense of self and a strongly held dogma, and explains how, in giving Manders a complex inability to govern his emotions, Ibsen succeeds in fleshing out the familiar literary figure of 'the Pastor'.

Production duration: 18 min 17 sec

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Characters

  • Helene Alving
    Lesley Manville
  • Oswald Alving
    Jack Lowden
  • Pastor Manders
    Adam Kotz
  • Regina Engstrand
    Charlene McKenna
  • Jacob Engstrand
    Brian McCardie

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  • Richard Eyre
    Director
  • Tim Hatley
    Designer
  • Peter Mumford
    Lighting Designer
  • John Leonard
    Sound Designer
  • Corinne Young
    Hair and Make-Up
  • Cara Beckinsale CDG
    Casting
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    Associate Director
  • Andrew Edwards
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