Widely regarded as a modern classic and the most significant work about the Holocaust written in English, the 1981 play is a powerful study of morality and extremism. Set in 1930s Germany, it follows John Halder, a liberal professor who is swept along by Nazism and comes to justify the persecution of Jewish people, going against his former beliefs. The sharp drama asks whether it is possible to be be a good person when evil is taking control around you. And it forces you to consider the choices you would make in such a situation.
As contemporary politics grow increasingly incendiary, Good offers a warning. Director Dominic Cooke describes the play as 'very current', adding: 'It shows how people can blur reality, turn away from difficult moments and allow themselves to become inveigled into hideous situations.'
David Tennant returns to the stage to add star power to the production as Professor John Halder. The Scottish actor is known all around the world for starring roles in BBC's Dr Who, ITV's Broadchurch and most recently Channel 4's Deadwater Fell. But he is just as impressive on stage, as those lucky enough to see his 2009 Hamlet will already know.
|What||David Tennant in Good, Harold Pinter Theatre|
|Where||Harold Pinter Theatre, Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Embankment (underground)|
21 Apr 21 – 17 Jul 21, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
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