About the Show/Event
Information for The Greatest Game at Waterloo East Theatre, Inner London (Play). Based on the book They Took The Lead by Stephen Jenkins, The Greater Game tells the true story of the 42 men from Clapton Orient who signed up En Masse to fight in the great war focusing on the bond of two life long friends Richard MacFadden and William Jonas who met near Newcastle aged 7 before moving to London to play football then enlisting to fight in the Battle Of The Somme with tragic consequences.
Performers Michael Greco (Billy Holmes), James Phelps (Richard McFadden), Helena Doughty (Elizabeth McFadden), Steven Bush (William Jonas), Victoria Gibson (Mary Jane Jonas), Scott Kyle (George Scott), Jack Harding (Fred - Spider - Parker), Paul Marlon (Molan - Peggy - Evans), Tom Stocks (Jimmy Hugall), Michael Head (Herbert - Jumbo - Reason).
Author Michael Head. Presented by Stephen Jenkins. Presented by Peter Kitchen. Director Adam Morley.