Conchies!

Theatre (new writing, historical)

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  • Quaker Meeting House - Theatre
  • 18:15
  • Aug 18
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: A Certain Demographic
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains strong language
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Hundreds of thousands marched for peace but when war came, only a few dared to be different. Conchies tells the story of WWII conscientious objectors who refused to fight. Instead they strove to create a community where they could put into practice their beliefs in co-operation and nonviolence while the rest of humanity was smashing itself to bits. 'A powerful evocation; there was honestly not a dry eye in the theatre when I went with my family to watch it' (Damon Albarn). 'An amazing production. Really moving; very informative; a very complex, interesting piece of theatre' (Jim Broadbent).

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