We Happy Few

$23.99

ISBN: 9781854598134
Author: Imogen Stubbs
Publication Date: 01/07/2004
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 96pp.

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A comedy drama about an all-female theatre company touring Britain during the darkest days of World War Two, written by the well-known actress and premiered in the West End.

While the men are fighting Hitler and the bombs are falling on London, a ‘girls only’ theatre company sets out in a battered 1920s Rolls-Royce to bring Shakespeare to a culture-starved Britain.

Inspired by the real-life Osiris Players, whose travelling productions during the War inspired many to take up the profession – Judi Dench to name but one.

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