The Berg
Written byErnest Raymond
Date premiered4 March 1929
Place premieredQ Theatre, London
Original languageEnglish
SettingCruise liner, Atlantic Ocean

The Berg is a 1929 play by the British writer Ernest Raymond. It is based on the sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912.

It premiered at the Q Theatre in Kew Bridge before transferring to His Majesty's Theatre in the West End where it ran for 29 performances between 12 March and 6 April 1929. The original West End cast included Godfrey Tearle, George Relph, Ian Fleming, Edgar Norfolk, Robert Mawdesley, Wallace Geoffrey, Marion Fawcett and Beatrix Thomson.[1]

Film adaptation

It was adapted into a film the same year, Atlantic, directed by Ewald André Dupont and starring Franklin Dyall, Madeleine Carroll and John Stuart.[2] It was released in four versions, with English-language silent and sound versions as well as French and German-language productions.


  1. ^ Wearing p.657
  2. ^ Goble p.383