Arsonists, The

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Max Frisch's parable about accommodating the thing that will destroy you, in a new translation by satirist Alistair Beaton. Read More >

Max Frisch’s parable about accommodating the thing that will destroy you, in a new translation by satirist Alistair Beaton.

Fires are becoming something of a problem, but Biedermann has it all under control. A respected member of the community, he has a loving wife and a flourishing business; surely nothing can get to him. Being such a civic-minded chap, he offers shelter to two new houseguests. When they start storing petrol drums in the loft, he’ll even help them wire the fuse.

Performed in rep with Ionesco’s Rhinoceros.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 01/11/2007

Opening Night: 06/11/2007

Closing Night: 15/12/2007

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Zawe Ashton, Michael Begley, Paul Chahidi, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jacqueline Defferary, David Hinton, Will Keen, Claire Prempeh, Alwyne Taylor, Graham Turner

Creative

Director - Ramin Gray

Designer - Anthony Ward

Choreographer - Hofesh Shechter

Lighting Designer - Johanna Town

Sound - Christopher Shutt

Author - Max Frisch, in a new translation by Alistair Beaton

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