Details"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: âListen, Iâm a citizen too, but the state didnât answerâ."
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 Elisabethâs 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).