Judgment day

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Faber and Faber, Nov 1, 2009 - Drama - 78 pages
Its another normal day at a small-town station, where a handful of passengers are waiting for the stopping train. Thomas Hudetz, the well-liked station master, is momentarily distracted by a young woman. Seconds later eighteen people are dead.Standing in the wreckage of the 405 Express, can Thomas accept the truth that is hurtling towards him? If not, how long can he postpone the day of judgment?Christopher Hamptons translation of Öd_n von Horvfths Judgment Day premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London, in September 2009.

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Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen was born in 1828. His plays include "Peer Gynt "(1867), "A Doll's House" (1879)," Ghosts" (1881), "An Enemy of the People" (1882), "Hedda Gabler" (1890), and "The Master Builder" (1892). He died in 1906.
Christopher Hampton was born in the Azores in 1946. He wrote his first play, "When Did You Last See My Mother?, "at the age of eighteen. His many works for the theatre, television and cinema include "The Philanthropist, "translations of Yasmina Reza's "Art, Life x 3, "and "The Unexpected Man," his adaptation of "Les Liaisons Dangereuses "by Laclos, translations from Ibsen and Moliere," "and the screenplays "Dangerous Liaisons, Carrington, "and "The Secret Agent."

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