Mannen på trottoaren/ The Man on the Sidewalk (1979)
Mannen på trottoaren is a critical play on the political left and democracy. The play begins in St Petersburg, it is the summer of 1904. Dr Plehve, the Home Secretary to the tsar is blown up in the middle of a street. The attack is carried out by a young student named Jegor Sasonov.
With the attack as a starting point the playwrights explore political phenomena in their own time. With examples from the Swedish mining industry as well as from West Berlin they discuss the rise and fall of the intellectual European left.
Mannen på trottoaren is a comedy about the mistakes.
Denmark – Samleren 1979