World Theatre Prince Frederick Of Homburg

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by HEINRICH VON KLEIST with John Westbrook

Anna Cropper. William Fox and Norman Shelley

Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) is one of the great names of German dramatic literature. Prince Frederick von Homburg is considered his masterpiece.

The play relates an episode from Prussian history: at the battle of Fehrbellin (1675) the Prince of Homburg, commanding the cavalry, gains victory in defiance of his orders. Is he to be treated as a hero or as a criminal?

Other parts MADI HEDD JO MANNING WILSON

MARGARET WOLFIT , SEAN BARRETT GERALD CROSS, RONALD FORFAR KERRY FRANCIS. NIGEL LAMBERT

CLIFFORD NORGATE , ANDREW SACHS and PATRICK TULL

Translated from the German, adapted forradio and produced by MARTIN ESSI.IN followed by an interlude

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Contributors

Unknown: Heinrich von Kleist

Unknown: John Westbrook

Unknown: Anna Cropper.

Unknown: William Fox

Unknown: Norman Shelley

Unknown: Heinrich von Kleist

Unknown: Prince Frederick von Homburg

Unknown: Jo Manning Wilson

Unknown: Margaret Wolfit

Unknown: Sean Barrett

Unknown: Ronald Forfar

Unknown: Kerry Francis.

Unknown: Nigel Lambert

Unknown: Clifford Norgate

Unknown: Andrew Sachs

Unknown: Patrick Tull

Frederick William,Elector of Brandenburg: William Fox

The Electress, his consort: Margot Boyd

Princess Natalie of Orange, his niece: Anna Cropper

Field-Marshal Doerfling: Hector Ross

Prince Frederick Arthur of Homburg, General of the Cavalry: John Westbrook

Colonel Kottwitz: Norman Shelley

Count Hohenzollern: Sean Arnold

Captain von Sparren: Malcolm Hayes

Captain Moerner: John Rye