It seems fitting that theatre's protesting, angry young man John Osborne ("Look Back in Anger", "The Entertainer") should write a play about one of history's social revolutionaries, and father of Protestantism, Martin Luther. Luther was the ideological firebrand in the 16th century who challenged the hierarchy of the Catholic Church and what he saw as Papal excesses. Using this historical character, Osborne gives us a psychological insight into rebellion, both spiritually and politically, which is still relevant today.

Year: 1974
Genre: True Stories, Alice's Playhouse, Biography, John Osborne
Country: USA
Director: Guy Green
Starring: Stacy Keach, Patrick Magee, Hugh Griffith, Judi Dench
Duration: 110 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level violence.
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse



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