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A Respectable Wedding (Bremner)

Full-Length Play, Comedy  /  4f, 5m

Bertolt Brecht, Rory Bremner

by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Rory Bremner

"How are we going to get rid of them? They don't show any signs of going; they're still stuffing their faces and chucking back the booze. And it's meant to be our day."

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    4f, 5m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Stage & Screen)
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Summary
It's their big day, their perfect, special day. No pressure. Just a romantic wedding dinner between a loving young couple and their adoring friends and family. What could possibly go wrong? Brecht's little known comedy, in a cracking translation by Rory Bremner, pokes uproarious fun at the pretensions and affectations of middle-class respectability.

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"A biliously funny play" Michael Billington, The Guardian

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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 ...
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Rory Bremner

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