Tommy Atkins and The Canary Girl | Castle Centre Barnstaple  | Sat 30th June 2018 Lineup

Tommy Atkins and The Canary Girl

Castle Centre in Barnstaple

Saturday 30th June 2018

2:30pm til 3:30pm

Minimum Age: 10

Powerful drama exploring a Gloucestershire family's life in World War one

 
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Tommy Atkins and The Canary Girl on Saturday 30th June 2018

Powerful drama exploring a Gloucestershire family's life in World War one

Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company present a powerful drama Based on archive records, “Tommy Atkins and The Canary Girl” focuses on the lives and experiences of workers at the Gloucester munitions factory and local soldiers during the First World War. The powerful, emotional and sometimes funny performance looks at the hardships endured by soldiers in the trenches and the largely untold story of the changes to the lives of the women at home in “blighty”. ​ Audience comments: 'Wonderful performance looking at hidden stories of World War One - powerful and touching.' 'I have seen a lot of theatre and this was the performance of the year!'

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