Elliot Levey and Toby Stephens

Elliot Levey and Toby Stephens

Elliot Levey, left, and Toby Stephens as Robespierre and Danton in the 1835 drama "Danton's Death" by Georg Buchner at the National Theatre in London. Set during the French Revolution, the play charts the conflict between Danton, a moderate, and Robespierre, a bloodthirsty and dogmatic hardliner. Photograph Johan Persson/National Theatre via Bloomberg