The Alexandra Players’ latest production, I Am a Camera, is adapted from Christopher Isherwood’s novel Goodbye to Berlin, which is part of The Berlin Stories, writes Laura Burgoine…

Directed by Mark Higgins, I Am A Camera follows struggling young writer Chris whose latest novel concerns the events that occur around him in 1930s Berlin. Sally Bowles, a singer/actress, who works in a Berlin nightclub, befriends Chris and, despite her transient, bohemian existence, her platonic relationship with him remains steady. Confronting frank subjects such as pregnancy and racism, it is a tellingly real piece of history and life. The play itself went on to inspire the musical Cabaret, starring Liza Minelli.

Wednesday 29 May-Saturday 1 June at 8pm at The Alexandra Hall, Bramshot Avenue, SE7 7HX.

Admission: £9/£8 concession. Phone: 07867 627987.