Loving the Enemy

Theatre (drama)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Hugo's in no man's land. Born in Scotland, he's miles away from his family's Italian roots, but Britain has become a hostile place for his community, demonised when Italy sides with Nazi Germany in 1940. To prove himself to his sweetheart, Hugo joins the British Army but must face deeper questions of identity, love and loyalty... with unexpected answers. Hilda De Felice based Loving the Enemy on her Italian father's real life story serving in the British Army. Collaborating on the stage adaptation and playing Hugo is Lorenzo Novani. 'A dramatist and actor of some depth' (Scotsman).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Via a door from street level and a lift.
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp, Lift (Building Lift)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Robert Rossi Author 76 days ago

Lorenzo Novani is a very talented guy. I was totally enthralled. The show was emotionally charged and heart warming. Fully recommend it. I am looking forward to another of his shows 'Cracked Tiles'

Elizabeth Cassidy 81 days ago

Really enjoyed every moment of this show. Perfect pace for a one man show. Incredibly moving and performed so well - I was completed immersed and captivated. Great acting.

Hannah Eirich 81 days ago

A beautiful and moving piece! I was invested and entranced from the beginning till the end. Incredibly moving and thoughtful charactersation and an incredible feat of acting. Would 100% recommend watching this play.

Christine McDerment 82 days ago

This is wonderful, wonderful story-telling, both moving and humorous, and I was in tears near the end. I know there are only a couple of days to go till the end of the Fringe, but do try and get to see it. I would recommend it to anyone.

Graham Lewis 82 days ago

A beautifully thoughtful show, wonderfully performed. I was captivated by the story from the very beginning. I recommend this show - go see it!

arthur biagi 83 days ago

Ok ... so I accept that , as an Italo-Scot , I was going to relate to the specific context of the play ( my grandfather died on the Arandora Star ) .
What I wasn’t prepared for was the emotional roller coaster created by exploration of wider issues which resonated loudly with current global concerns .
Beautifully written and deftly performed .

peter bishop 85 days ago

What wonderful story teller. Exquisitely delivered by a master. Someone else's true story told with knowledge, empathy and passion. Well worth seeing this moving tale.


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