Berlin in the '20s & '30s

Sunday 3 March 2013 - Thursday 28 March 2013

Cabaret, paranoia, Freud and fascism

An age of austerity, decadence and political extremism. Berlin, suffering from Germany’s rampant inflation and reparations after losing the First World War, becomes a hotbed of decadence and strife. This volatile backdrop ultimately helps create a monster, but also many things of twisted beauty.

Past Events

1 Mar 2013

Orff's Schulwerk

The Clore Ballroom

Famous for his cantata 'Carmina Burana', composer Carl Orff also devised a system of music education in the 1920s that has been profoundly influen ...

Classical Music
1 Mar 2013

All The King's Men

The Front Room at QEH

One of the UK's freshest all-male a cappella groups bursts onto the Friday Tonic stage to pay homage to the Comedian Harmonists, the international ...

Classical Music
1 Mar 2013

Liza Minnelli

+ Clare Teal

Royal Festival Hall

Returning to Royal Festival Hall for the first time since 1973, Liza Minnelli brings her greatest hits to London for one night only on 1 March as ...

3 Mar 2013


The Clore Ballroom

One of the most iconic films to portray Weimar Berlin, Bob Fosse's eight-Oscar-winning film adaptation of the stage musical is a must-see.