Echoes of Villers-Bretonneux

Theatre (solo show, historical)

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Description

France. 1918. The Allies are about to lose the war. A deadly night assault led by the Australian troops of the 15th Brigade could swing the balance. Follow the journey of George Stevenson through the nightmarish horrors of the Western Front trenches. A story of mateship, courage and the ultimate cost of war. Based on the real events at the battle of Villers-Bretonneux.

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South Side Advertiser (4/5 stars) 28 days ago

With this work, Shane Palmer is giving once again a voice to some of those men.

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UK Theatre Web (4/5 stars) 35 days ago

A really strong performance of a moving play.

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Edinburgh Guide (3/5 stars) 41 days ago

A brief foray into the battle that took place at Villers-Bretonneux during the latter stage of WWI, this is a story told through the eyes of one Australian, an initially reluctant soldier, George Stevenson. Australian soldiers of the 13th and 15th Brigades helped recapture this French town and this play...

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British Theatre Guide (3/5 stars) 43 days ago

Look for tickets... The one-man Great War play has become something of a tradition at the Fringe, particularly amongst young male actors. That's not a bad thing, and many great performances have come from this simple and effective concept. In the case of Echoes of Villers-Bretonneux, there is enough ingenuity...

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