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The play is set during the climax of the French Revolution. After a series of bloody purges the life-loving, volatile Danton is tormented by his part in the killing. His political rival, the driven, ascetic Robespierre, decides Danton Running time: Approx. 1hr 55mins (no interval)Performers Max Bennett, Kirsty Bushell, Emmanuella Cole, Ilan Goodman, Taylor James, Barnaby Kay, Gwilym Lee, Elliot Levey, Eleanor Matsuura, Elizabeth Nestor, Chu Omambala, Rebecca O'Mara, Rebecca Scroggs, Toby Stephens, Stefano Braschi, Jason Cheater, Judith Coke, Alec Newman, Jonathan Warde, Ashley Zhangazha, Michael Jenn, Phillip Joseph, David Smith.
Author Georg Buchner. Producer National Theatre. Adapted by Howard Brenton. Director Michael Grandage. Design Christopher Oram. Lighting Paule Constable. Music Adam Cork. Sound Adam Cork.
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