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Inconnu À Cette Adresse (Address Unknown)

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A timeless tale of friendship and betrayal. Read More >

A timeless tale of friendship and betrayal

How strong are the bonds of friendship when your world is overturned? A successful art dealer returns to his native Germany, keeping a correspondence with his close Jewish friend back in America. Against a backdrop of austerity, recession and rising nationalism, their former allegiances become distorted beyond recognition.

Kathrine Kressmann Taylor’s classic pre-war text is brought to life in a powerful new production directed by Steve Marmion.

Written as an anti-fascist call to arms, Address Unknown was banned in 30s Germany for dramatically exposing the threat of Nazism. It became an international literary sensation and social phenomenon. Today it is a timely warning of how humanity can fail in the face of extreme ideology.

Soho Theatre is proud to present this unique theatrical event in partnership with Institut francais, JW3, the Jewish Community Centre London, with performances in French and English. Thanks to generous funding from the Mohamed S. Farsi Foundation 1,000 tickets have been made available to under 26s for just £10.

Tickets are bookable online and on the phone. ID must be shown when collecting Under 26s tickets.

Performed in French with English surtitles.

The French production will star theatre and film legends Christian Clavier (Les Visiteurs, Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre), and Thierry Lhermitte (An American Werewolf in Paris, Les Papas du dimanche, Le noir (te)vous va si bien)


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 13/06/2013

Closing Night: 22/06/2013

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Cast & Creative


Christian Clavier, Thierry Lhermitte


Director - Steve Marmion

Producer - Soho Theatre

Author - Kathrine Kressmann Taylor

About Soho Theatre

21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE

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