The Physicists

Character: Adolf-Friedrich Mobius

Directed by: Josie Rourke

Written by: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Jack Thorne (adaption)

Cast Members: Paul Bhattacharjee, John Heffernan, John Ramm, Sophie Thompson, Miranda Raison, Adam McNamara

Venue: Donmar Warehouse (London)

Production Dates: May 31, 2012 - July 21, 2012

Genre: Comedy, Tragedy

The Physicists is a satiric drama written in 1961 by Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Informed by the Second World War and the many recent advances in science and nuclear technology, the play deals with questions of scientific ethics and humanity's ability to handle its intellectual responsibilities.