The Robbers archiveThis is the first great play by Schiller, regarded as Germany's Shakespeare. It tells the story of two brothers, a favoured and handsome son, and his ugly brother. The favoured son goes away to study, leaving the ugly son at home where he feeds his father lies about his brother, which in turn leads to the father disinheriting his favoured son. In the face of disinheritance, he sets up and leads a gang of robbers to improve the world around them, but their criminality escalates, turning them into terrorists, happy to kill women and children - as part of their purported mission to make the world a better place.


Alan Booty, Jamie Champion, Alexander Guiney, Harry MacQueen, Lachlan McCall, Jonathan McPherson, Sam Millard, Jude Owusu Achiaw, Kate Sawyer, Josh Taylor


Author: Friedrich Schiller
Company: The Faction Theatre Company
Adapted by(s): Daniel Millar, Mark Leipacher
Director: Mark Leipacher
Lighting: Matthew Graham
Music: Thomas Whitelaw

The Robbers

The Robbers (Play) production archive for QTIX code T989605179. Details of all The Robbers archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0216330407

Archive Listings

11 Apr 11
16 Apr 11
Theatre Royal
Bath, Bath & North East Somerset
Performance Details => Venue archive


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