Jul 5, 2022Liked by Maurice Frank, Andrew Bulkeley

The reason why Brecht went for East Berlin, btw, was not so much his political stance as the fact that Western-Allies controlled part of Germany refused to take him - as "enemy alien" in the US he was considered persona non grata in his own country, too. So Ost it was. Possibly one of the greatest things that could have happened to both him and Berlin theatre.

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Jul 5, 2022·edited Jul 5, 2022Liked by Andrew Bulkeley

What makes you think Berlin teachers are doing a bad job teaching English? Are you being flip, or are there some kind of comparative statistics to support this? It would be great if Berlin could do something to attract more teachers, but for a start, it would be good if people just stopped blaming them for everything.

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