The Fire Raisers

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20050116

By Max Frisch.

Translated by Michael Bullock.

Adapted by Charles Wood.

An intriguing, entertaining and provocative comedy, which has rightly become known as a classic of the European stage.

The Biedermanns are a bourgeois family, paranoid about protecting their home.

Yet when the homeless, sinister Schmitz seeks shelter, he manages to hoodwink his way into the house.

Herr Biedermann....Jim Broadbent

The Author....Simon McBurney

Mrs Biedermann....Harriet Walter

Eisenring....Phil Daniels

Schmitz....Ralph Ineson

Anna....Tamzin Griffin.