The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui

Off-Cut: Arturo Ui

A love hate relationship with Bertold Brecht had frustrated me for years. In the end I decided that his ideas might work in the theatre, but were of little use to me.

I had read Stanislavsky’s An Actor Prepares in my teens and had almost lived at Sadler’s Wells Theatre when the Russians played there in 1958. This was the most credible acting I’d ever seen in a theatre. In contrast I’d never seen a Brecht which enthused me,

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TV Movie

  • Producer: Tony Garnett,
  • Director: Jack Gold,
  • Writer: [B. Brecht], George Tabori