Tag Archives: Fraulein Thurau

Cabaret comes home

If you’re considering a visit to Berlin in 2013, of course, the summer is the ideal time to come. The weather is great, the ‘beach bars’ are open, you can spend a day at Wannsee and, this year, Cabaret is back … Continue reading

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Nollendorfstraße 17

This is the plaque on the house at Nollendorfstraße 17 where Christopher Isherwood lived during most of his time in Berlin. Unfortunately it is incorrect. Christopher Isherwood did arrive in Berlin in March of 1929 but only for a weeks … Continue reading

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Isherwood’s Neighbourhood – A Walking Tour

Starting and ending at Nollendorfplatz, this  circular 90 minute tour visits the neighbourhood Christopher Isherwood lived in during his time in Berlin and where he wrote his famous Berlin Diaries, which were to become the film Cabaret. The walk includes … Continue reading

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Christopher Isherwood’s Haunts

Christopher Isherwood first came to Berlin in March of 1929, for a weeks visit with his friend, the writer W.H Auden, at the age of 25. By his third visit of that year, in November, he had decided to stay … Continue reading

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