Timothy Harker - Incident at Vichy
Fri, 16 Jun 2017
TIMOTHY HARKER is currently playing the Professor in INCIDENT AT VICHY at The King's Head Theatre until 25th June.
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Direct from the Finborough Theatre, Phil Willmott’s critically acclaimed production of Arthur Miller’s Incident at Vichy transfers to the King’s Head Theatre.
'Jews are not a race, you know. They can look like anybody.'
In the detention room of a Vichy police station in 1942, nine men and a boy have been picked up for questioning but none are told why they are held, or when they can leave. At first, their hopeful guess is that only their identity papers will be checked – but as each man is removed for interrogation, some are set free, some are never seen again, and the stakes rise for those who remain…
This ‘hugely effective’ (The Telegraph) production directed by Phil Willmott enjoyed stunning reviews and a sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre and due to huge demand transfers for a limited 3 week run.
Not seen in London for over 50 years, this ‘powerful fringe revival’ (Time Out) of Arthur Miller’s largely forgotten masterpiece puts a magnifying glass on Jewish registration in Nazi occupied France. A haunting examination of the cold, bureaucratic efficiency of evil – and the shared humanity that might overcome it.