Over There by Mark Ravenhill

Over There

Mark Ravenhill
Royal Court
Directed by Ramin Gray and Mark Ravenhill

"I found you. You’re here. And I was over there. But now I’m over here. I’m here. You’re my brother. I love you.”

In Over There, Karl, left in East Germany by his mother who escaped to the West with his twin brother Franz, crosses the border himself 25 years later. 

This production was captured by Digital Theatre live at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at London’s Royal Court. It was directed by Mark Ravenhill and Ramin Gray and brothers Franz and Karl were played by real-life twins Harry and Luke Treadaway.

Contains nudity and strong language.

Production duration: 1 hr 12 min

Cast & creative team


  • Karl
    Luke Treadaway
  • Franz
    Harry Treadaway


  • Mark Ravenhill
  • Ramin Gray and Mark Ravenhill
  • Johannes Schutz
    Set Designer
  • Iona Kenrick
    Costume Designer
  • Matt Drury
  • Alex Caplan
  • Dominic Leclerc