Albert Speer
Paperback, 170 pages ISBN: 9781854594853Publication Date:
15 Jun 2000
Size: 197mm x 125mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
EPUB, 170 pages ISBN: 9781780017044Publication Date:
7 Apr 2016
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 2000

Albert Speer

By David Edgar

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A panoramic historical drama about the man whose devotion to Hitler blinded him to the worst crime of the twentieth century, drawing closely on Gita Sereny's definitive and magisterial biography of Albert Speer.

Plucked from obscurity to be Hitler's architect and Minister of War, Albert Speer became the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany and the closest Hitler had to a friend. Having narrowly escaped hanging at Nuremberg, Speer emerged from twenty years at Spandau gaol, as he thought, a changed man. But even as he publishes his bestselling accounts of the Third Reich, the extent of his complicity in Nazi crimes returns to haunt him – and his long-suffering family.

David Edgar's play Albert Speer was first performed in the Lyttelton auditorium of the National Theatre, London, in May 2000.

'You ask about the Nazis. You say how could an intelligent person go along with such a thing.'

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'A clear-sighted examination of the psychology of guilt, denial and repentance, an unsqueamish and chilling dissection of a heart of darkness'

Mail on Sunday

'Monumental. An ambitious, intelligent and worthwhile play'

Financial Times
Paperback, 170 pages ISBN: 9781854594853Publication Date:
15 Jun 2000
Size: 197mm x 125mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
EPUB, 170 pages ISBN: 9781780017044Publication Date:
7 Apr 2016
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by David Edgar:

How Plays Work
If Only
Written on the Heart
Trying It On
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)
A Christmas Carol (RSC stage version)
Edgar: Shorts
Maydays (2018 version)
Pentecost
Daughters of the Revolution
The Prisoner's Dilemma
Maydays & Trying It On: two plays
The Shape of the Table
Mothers Against
Playing With Fire
Continental Divide
Testing the Echo
The Master Builder
Arthur & George (stage version)
A Time to Keep

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