Der öffentliche Ankläger
Der öffentliche Ankläger ("The Public Prosecutor") is a 1948 play in three acts by Austrian playwright Fritz Hochwälder (1911- 1986) . A look at the violence of the French Revolution and specifically the notorious prosecutor in the French revolutionary law court during the Revolution and Reign of Terror periods, Fouquier-Tinville .
The original text
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1970: The André P. Brink translation Die Staatsaanklaer was staged by PACOFS, directed by Brink, with Cobus Rossouw (Fouquier-Tinville), Neels Coetzee (Grebeauval), Jannie Gildenhuys (Tallien), Louw Verwey (Sanson), Johan Botha (Montane), Louise Mollett-Prinsloo (Theresa Tallien), Jan Prinsloo (Fabricius), William Egan (Heron), Andries Lategan (Polisieman) and Brian Scott (Polisieman). designed by Bill Smuts.
PACOFS theatre programme, 1970.
PACOFS Drama 25 Years, 1963-1988
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