Based on the writer Christopher Isherwood’s critically acclaimed memoir, Christopher And His Kind
, this landmark BBC adaptation gives a fascinating glimpse into the decadent and politically unstable world of 1930s Berlin. A young wide-eyed Christopher escapes repressive English society and arrives in Berlin at a time when the cabaret scene is in full swing. Launched into the thriving gay subculture, Christopher embarks on a seminal journey of self-discovery.
Written by acclaimed playwright Kevin Elyot, this dramatic love story is set against the vibrant backdrop of Berlin’s cabaret nightlife and the dark rise of Nazi politics.