Posted on 20 March 2010

Wonderful, wonderful Stage West: Copenhagen

“Why did he [Heisenberg] come to Copenhagen?” As the first line of a play, it seems a simple enough question. In playwright Michael Frayn’s award-winning1998 drama Copenhagen, a detailed imaginative framing of a well-documented 1941 meeting between nuclear research scientists Niels Bohr (a Dane) and Werner Heisenberg (a German) and Bohr’s wife Margrethe, the question … Continue reading