It Won't Be Long Now

Theatre (new writing, drama)

  • Army @ The Fringe - Drill Hall
  • 17:00
  • Aug 15-20
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Suitability: 5+
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Group: Centre for Community Cultural Development and Bill Aitchison Company
  • Warnings and additional info: None
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
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It Won’t Be Long Now is drawn from first-hand accounts of Hong Kong under Japanese occupation. It shows the hardships and suffering Allied POWs and local Hong Kongese faced but also reveals the enduring humanity and will to survive that exists when everything else has been stripped away. Performed by Aitchison and Lee in English and Cantonese, the show is profoundly physical, expressive, nuanced and human. 'Very professional… a thoughtful design… an important history of Hong Kong that should not be forgotten' (Strand, HK). Ticket includes optional 15 minute post-performance discussion.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Audiences will be checked in at street level before making their way down a flight of stairs to our courtyard waiting area. From here, there is level access to the Drill Hall space. Exit is via another flight of stairs leading from the building to the pavement.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices