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A Landmark Productions and Abbey Theatre co-production


by Henrik Ibsen

A new version written and directed by Mark O’Rowe

Available to book until 3 June, 2023

★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★ Financial Times 
★★★★ Irish Mail on Sunday ★★★★ The Stage ★★★★ The Arts Desk

Mark O'Rowe's thrilling new version of Henrik Ibsen's classic, Ghosts, is now available to watch on demand.

Ibsen’s Ghosts, one of the greatest plays ever written, is a devastating moral thriller in which ideas of love, duty and family are mercilessly put to the test. This new version is adapted by one of Ireland's leading playwrights. 


  • Book by midnight Saturday 3 June and watch for 14 days
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Download the free show programme here
  • This is an on-demand performance. You will have 14 days to watch it back from the time you first click the link in your confirmation email. You must activate your link by 3 June.
  • Captions / subtitles can be turned on or off when you start viewing
  • Available to watch worldwide
  • For more information please visit our ‘How to watch’ page
  • This on demand performance was recorded live at Ireland's national theatre, the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Ireland on 3 May, 2023


★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★ The Stage ★★★★ Financial Times ★★★★ Irish Mail on Sunday

'Mark O'Rowe's quietly stunning Ibsen'
★★★★ The Arts Desk

‘Cathy Belton shines in Ibsen’s Ghosts’
Irish Examiner

‘a remarkable performance'
★★★★ Irish Mail on Sunday

superbexquisitely good theatre
Sunday Independent

‘Five fine performances’
Irish Independent


Helena Alving Cathy Belton
Regina Engstrand Simone Collins
Pastor Manders Declan Conlon
Jacob Engstrand Lorcan Cranitch
Oswald Alving Calam Lynch


Director Mark O’Rowe
Set Designer Francis O’Connor
Lighting Designer Sinéad McKenna
Costume Designer Joan O’Clery
Sound Designer Aoife Kavanagh


Choose the ticket type that most suits your circumstances from the ORDER TICKETS section on the right. Click the PLACE YOUR ORDER button to continue with your purchase. You will receive a ticket by email with a link to view the show live on one device.  


For frequently asked questions about live streaming, and advice on how to watch the show on your computer, tablet, or TV please click here


An audio described introduction is available for the show here.

For patrons who are visually impaired, this Audio Described Introduction serves as a spoken programme. The audio describes the cast, their physical characteristics and costumes, the set, as well as a brief introduction to the play itself. The introduction is also available in written form here.

Subtitles/closed captions are available by clicking CC at the bottom right hand side of the viewing window.


Landmark Live is a new online streaming platform from Landmark Productions, one of Ireland’s leading theatre producers. The company has toured internationally to leading theatres and festivals worldwide, including St Ann’s Warehouse, Irish Arts Center and BAM in New York; the Edinburgh International Festival; and the Barbican, Royal Opera House and the National Theatre in London.

As Ireland’s national theatre, the Abbey Theatre’s ambition is to enrich the cultural lives of everyone with a curiosity for and interest in Irish theatre, stories, artists and culture. The Abbey Theatre celebrates both the rich canon of Irish dramatic writing and the potential of future generations of Irish theatre artists.                                  






When you buy a ticket, you’ll get access to watch the show on one device only. You will have 14 days to watch the content from when you first access it as long as you activate your ticket by 3 June.