Berlin Bertie
Paperback, 86 pages ISBN: 9781854592422Publication Date:
16 Feb 1995
Size: 199mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 1992

Berlin Bertie

By Howard Brenton

Paperback £9.99£7.99

An intimate and at times savagely funny psychological study of two sisters, one of who has made her home in East Berlin and one who has stayed on in their native London.

Fleeing from an encounter that has destroyed her marriage, Rosa Brine leaves Berlin in the wake of the downing of the Wall and seeks shelter with her sister Alice. But the sinister figure of 'Berlin Bertie' follows and finds her. A turbulent Easter weekend of explosive confrontations ends in an oddly comic kind of salvation.

Howard Brenton's play Berlin Bertie was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 1992.

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'A bold, blackly comic and concerned play'

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Paperback, 86 pages ISBN: 9781854592422Publication Date:
16 Feb 1995
Size: 199mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Howard Brenton:

Faust: Parts I & II
Hot Irons (Bin End Stock)
Anne Boleyn
The Shadow Factory
Miss Julie & Creditors
Jude
Paul
Doctor Scroggy's War
Eternal Love
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (stage version)
Lawrence After Arabia
The Blinding Light
Creditors
Miss Julie
#aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei
Drawing the Line
55 Days
Never So Good
Miss Julie (Bin End Stock)
Dances of Death

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