Metropolis

Thea von Harbou's novel became husband Fritz Lang's 1927 silent movie classic.

Its terrifying vision of the future was born in an age of booming heavy industry. Peter Straughan's new version finds its hero, F T Fredersen, caught up in a nightmarish world all too recognisably drawn from the one we find ourselves in today.

Freddy....Edward Hogg

Maria....Tracy Wiles

Josaphat....Damian Lynch

Schmale....Peter Marinker

Director Toby Swift

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Thea von Harbou's novel became husband Fritz Lang's 1927 silent movie classic.

Its terrifying vision of the future was born in an age of booming heavy industry. Peter Straughan's new version finds its hero, F T Fredersen, caught up in a nightmarish world all too recognisably drawn from the one we find ourselves in today.

Freddy....Edward Hogg

Maria....Tracy Wiles

Josaphat....Damian Lynch

Schmale....Peter Marinker

Director Toby Swift