HENRIK IBSEN (1828 -1906) is the author of Little Eyolf, Ghosts, Hedda Gabler, A Doll's House Peer Gynt and The Master Builder among many others.
RICHARD EYRE is a director and writer. He has worked widely in theatre and opera, including in the West End, at the National Theatre and the Royal Opera House and on Broadway, and held the position of Artistic Director at the National Theatre from 1988-1997. His film work includes The Ploughman’s Lunch, Notes on a Scandal and the Oscar-winning Iris. He was knighted in 1997.