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Event Date: 6th Apr 2019 | 19:30
A German Life
Bridge Theatre, 3, Potters Firelds Park, SE1 2SG
Maggie Smith will return to the stage for the first time in twelve years inA German Life, a new play by Christopher Hampton drawn from the life and testimony of Brunhilde Pomsel (1911-2017). Maggie Smith, alone on stage, plays Brunhilde Pomsel.
Brunhilde Pomsel’s life spanned the twentieth century. She struggled to make ends meet as a secretary in Berlin during the 1930s, her many employers including a Jewish insurance broker, the German Broadcasting Corporation and, eventually, Joseph Goebbels.
Runs till the 11th of May. Performance times: Monday to Saturday, 19.30