Beginning in Auschwitz, Peter Singer manages survive the camp by trading on the black market, but not without consequences to himself and his fellow inmates. After the war, he moves to Great Britain, where he continues his dubious dealings and establishes himself as a slumlord.
Format: Five-act drama


Original or Prominent Production: Premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, 1989. A new version was performed at the Tricycle Theatre, London in 2004.
Original Source Material: Loosely based on the real life of Peter Rachman (1920–1962), a notorious landlord who exploited his tenants in Notting Hill, London, during the 1950s and 60s.
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Original Language: English

Nick Hern Books

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Nick Hern Books