Rescuers Speaking

Author(s): Wilfred Harrison
Drawn from personal testimonies, Rescuers Speaking is a powerful interweaving of memories of both rescuers and rescued from a wide range of countries. It has the advantages of needing no props or elaborate staging, leaving bare the words of the participants during this particularly traumatic period of twentieth century history.
Format: Full-length drama
Cast Size:6M/5F

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Shortened version given as Platform Performance, 7 July 1988, National Theatre, London, UK.
Original Source Material: The Altruistic Personality Project conducted by Professor Samuel Oliner and Professor Pearl M. Oliner. For more information see The Altruistic Personality: Rescuers Of Jews In Nazi Europe (1992) by Samuel P. Oliner.
Nationality of Author: English
Original Language: English
Publisher:

Taylor and Francis, 1997

Production Rights Holder:

The Sharland Organisation

Experience(s) Chronicled: Rescue | Hiding | Righteous Gentiles

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