Man Outside, The

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SUNP19970706By Wolfgang Borchert, in a new translation by Rob Walker. Winter, 1946. Corporal Beckmann - just returned from the Eastern Front to find his wife in bed with another man - is about to jump into the frozen River Elbe. First broadcast on German radio in 1947, the play embodied all the grievances and questionings of a betrayed generation. With Jonathan Moore, Anthony Ofoegbu, Graham Crowden and Fenella Fielding. Director Jeremy Mortimer