BRECHT, B: Mother Courage, Directed by Philip Prowse

Brecht, Bertolt. Mother Courage, Directed by Philip Prowse. Mermaid Theatre, 1990. Unmarked. Some crinkling on cover and wear on the edges. Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#28714) $12.00

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Souvenir booklet. Illustrated throughout. 30p. Cast includes Glenda Jackson, Jane Bertish, Ron Donachie and others.

This was Glenda Jackson’s final role before becoming a Member of Parliament.

The Bertolt Brecht play Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder (Mother Courage and Her Children) gave her currency in the 20th century. Mother Courage is cast as a walking contradiction by Brecht. She is torn between protecting her children from the war and making a profit out of the war.