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Mother Courage and Her Children (Hare, trans.) - Full Length Play, Drama

Mother Courage and Her Children (Hare, trans.)

Bertolt Brecht, David Hare

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Full Length Play, Drama

31m, 6f

ISBN: 9780413702906

Translated by David Hare

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"A superb version that bristles with paradoxes, irony, and skepticism." - Independent on Sunday

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Here is a brilliant translation by the renowned British dramatist of one of the twentieth century's greatest dramatic masterpieces. Diana Rigg starred at London's Royal National Theatre as the sturdy entrepreneur who struggles to use the war that is ravishing Europe to turn a profit, only to find that war means everyone loses.
"A superb version that bristles with paradoxes, irony, and skepticism." - Independent on Sunday


31m, 6f


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Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956), playwright, poet and director, was born in Augsburg, Germany in February 1898. He established himself as a playwright during the 1920s and early 1930s with plays such as Baal, Man is Man, The Threepenny Opera,  and The Mother. In 1933, as Hitler came to power in Germany, Mr. Brecht fled to Scandinavia before eventually settling in the USA where he remained until 1947. ... view full profile

David Hare

David Hare

David Hare has been called "one of the great post-war British playwrights". Along with co-founding Portable Theatre Company and Joint Stock Theatre Group, he served as Resident Dramatist at the Royal Court Theatre in London and Resident Dramatist at the Nottingham Playhouse. His first play, Slag, was performed at the Hampstead Theatre Club in 1970. Subsequent works include Knuckle, Fanshen, ... view full profile

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