The War Years Blog

Welcome to The War Years blog. World War Two resulted in the deaths of 85 million people. Civilian deaths including those subject to war-related disease and famine totalled 55 million. Tens of millions more people were displaced. However, amid all the carnage people demonstrated remarkable courage, fortitude, compassion, mercy and sacrifice. We would like to honour and celebrate all of those people.  

Billy Bishop Goes To War

In this blog, we share the official press release for the WWI musical-drama Billy Bishop Goes To War at the Jermyn Street Theatre, London, between 31st October and 24th November 2018. This striking drama is based upon the true story of young Billy Bishop, a failing military college student who became Canada’s indomitable flying ace, the most successful pilot of his generation.

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Drama Revival Explores the Tragedy of Chemical Warfare

This autumn, Proud Haddock will bring Tony Harrison’s lyrical play Square Rounds to the Finborough Theatre for its first UK production in nearly 30 years since its rediscovery. Based on true events, this highly original play explores the devastating impact of chemical warfare and weapons of mass destruction.

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