Albert Speer

Cast: Large mixed cast (6f 20m or more)

Staging: Flexible staging, multiple sets

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

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

Paperback £12.99£10.39

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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

Cast: Large mixed cast (6f 20m or more)

Staging:Flexible staging, multiple sets

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

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:

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

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