Lesley Manville is interviewed about her role as Helene Alving in Richard Eyre's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts

Ghosts

Henrik Ibsen
Almeida
Directed by Richard Eyre

Lesley Manville won an Olivier Award for her portrayal of tormented widow Helene Alving in Ibsen's darkest play, Ghosts.

Lesley reveals how she prepared for such an intense role and how director Richard Eyre's award-winning adaptation relates the play's core values and ideas to a new and contemporary audience.

Production duration: 23 min 30 sec

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