For its fourth year at the Union Theatre, the Phil Willmott Company’s hugely popular Essential Classics season celebrates the 75th anniversary of V.E. Day with three productions exploring the British in W.W.2
TOM BROWN’S SCHOOLDAYS By Thomas Hughes
Phil Willmott’s new musical adaptation, for all ages, sets the timeless classic of public school life amongst a generation who will go on to fight in the Battle of Britain.
Times: January 4th – February 1st; Tuesdays – Saturdays 7.30pm; Matinees 2.30pm Saturday and Sunday from January 11th. Admission: £22, £20 Concessions, £15 Under 18s
BLITZ! Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. Book by Lionel Bart & Joan Maitland
Britain and Germany are at war but on the streets of London so are the Jewish Blitztein family & the cockney Lockes. When their children fall in love a poignant, funny & unforgettable wartime romance unfolds amidst the air raids. From the writer of OLIVER!
February 5th – March 7th Tuesdays – Saturdays 7.30pm; Matinees 2.30pm Saturday and Sunday from February 15th. Admission: £22, £20 Concessions, £15 Under 18s
Noel Coward’s PEACE IN OUR TIME
Defeated in war, can we ever survive the peace? A rare chance to see the forgotten drama of 1940s Britain under Nazi occupation, in the UK’s first ever revival.
March 11th – April 4th Tuesdays – Saturdays 7.30pm; Matinees 2.30pm Saturday and Sunday from March 21st
Season Ticket Offer: See Tom Brown’s School Days, Blitz and Peace in Our Time for just £50. Bookable in Advance until February 1st.
Union Theatre, Old Union Arches, 229 Union Street, London, SE1 0LR. Phone: 020 7261 9876