Eleanor's Story: An American Girl in Hitler's Germany

Theatre (true-life, historical)

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  • Gilded Balloon Teviot - Dining Room
  • 12:30
  • Aug 27
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United States
  • Group: GLAM Arts Management
  • Warnings and additional info: Mild sexual references. Descriptions of disturbing war time events.
  • Accessibility:
    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

Eleanor Ramrath Garner's best-selling memoir of her youth, adapted for the stage and performed by her granddaughter Ingrid. In 1939, when she is nine, Eleanor's family moves from her beloved America to Germany. But war breaks out as her family is crossing the Atlantic and return to the United States becomes impossible. Instead, they must endure hunger, fascist oppression, carpet bombings, the final fierce battle for Berlin, the Russian invasion and the terrors of Soviet occupancy. ***** 'A superb performance... and the powerful story is unforgettable. A must-see' (FringeReview.co.uk).

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