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VenueUnion Theatre
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From11th March 2020
To4th April 2020
WhenTue-Sat 19:30. Sat,Sun Mats 14:30
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Peace in Our Time

Peace in Our TimeT0905579847
Defeated in war, can we ever survive the peace? Peace in Our Time envisions the Nazi war machine managing to fight through the Battle of Britain and landing on the island. The piece, as expected due to its subject matter, is unusual for its heavy tone, taking a darker approach than the comedic feel featured in most of Coward's plays. The play takes its title from the common misquotation of Conservative leader Neville Chamberlain's phrase during a massively publicized speech after he arrived back from the Munich Conference of 1938. While the British Prime Minister referred to having "peace for our time", the saying is often remembered as "peace in our time".
Author Noel Coward

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Production details

A rare chance to see the forgotten drama of 1940's Britain under Nazi occupation, in the UK's first ever revival. Part of the Phil Willmott Company?s Essential Classics season 2020: V.E DAY - 75 YEARS ON.


Company Phil Willmott Company
Director Phil Willmott
Design Reuben Speed
Sound Ralph Warman
Director Kit Pope (assistant)
Costume Penn O'Gara
Director Adam Braham (casting director)
Producer Sasha Regan
Producer Maison Kelley (associate producer)
Performer Patrick Bailey (Fred Shattock)
Performer Virge Gilchrist (Nora Shattock)
Performer Molly Crookes (Doris Shattock)
Performer Samuel Oakes (Stephen Shattock)
Performer Liv Fowler (Pyllis Mere)
Performer Caitlin Rutter (Lyia Vivian)
Performer Helen Rose-Hampton (George Bourne)
Performer Carlotta Lucking (Janet Braid)
Performer Dominic McChesney (Chorley Bannister)
Performer Anthony Keetch (Mr Grainger)
Performer Katy Feeney (Mrs Grainger)
Performer Robert Lane (Billy Grainger)
Performer Jemima Watling (Alma Boughton)
Performer Katy Feeney (Mrs Massiter)
Performer Joe Mason (Bobby Paxton)
Performer Malcolm Davies (Alfie Blake)
Performer Sue Swallow (Lily Blake)
Performer Will Forester (Doctor Venning)
Performer Joseph Tyler Todd (Albrecht Richter)
Performer Joe Mason (Kurt Forster)

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