Faith, Hope and Charity archive"And in the paper it talked about the misery of the people and the Minister said the state is a welfare state and that was the whole trouble. So I said to the state: ‘Listen, I’m a citizen too, but the state didn’t answer’." Elisabeth is a fighter: an optimistic saleswoman in pre-war Europe. When she is fined for selling corsets without a valid permit, her debts mount. Drowning in bureaucracy, Elisabeth attempts to sell her last asset- her corpse. Meeting a charitable person, the offer of stability and love rebuilds Elisabeth’s faith. But the unstoppable machinery of the state advances... Banned by the Nazi regime in 1933, Faith, Hope and Charity is a powerful and critical portrait of a population driven to desperate and absurd ends, which asks enduring questions about society, civil rights and the welfare state.
Performers Julien Ball, Paul Bhattacharjee, Emmanuella Cole, Helena Lymbery, Penelope McGhie, Jude Monk McGowan, Rebecca Oldfied, Roy Sampson.
Author Odon von Horvath. Translation Christopher Hampton. Producer Leap Productions. Producer Ros Terry. Director Leonie Kubigsteltig. Design Signe Beckmann. Lighting Richard Howell. Sound Tom Gibbons. Other Nic Wass (dramaturg).

Faith, Hope and Charity

Faith, Hope and Charity (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01963960345. Details of all Faith, Hope and Charity archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S3224

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22 Jun 11
16 Jul 11
Southwark Playhouse
Inner London
Greater London

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