All Quiet on the Western Front

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  • 16 October 2008
All Quiet on the Western Front

This stage adaptation of the anti-war novel by Erich Maria Remarque (which was adapted into an Oscar-winning film in 1930) depicts the alienation felt by German civilians returning from the trenches of World War I through the character of Paul Baumer, the dreamer whose spirits are kept alive amid the horrors of the Great War by the comradeship with his fellow soldiers.

King’s Theatre, Edinburgh,Tue 28 Oct–Sat 1 Nov.

All Quiet on the Western Front

A faithful and inventive adaptation for the stage by Robin Kingsland of Maria Remarque's powerful anti-war novel.


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