CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Based on the author's real-life experience of war torn Italy in 1918, A Farewell to Arms follows the story of Frederic Henry, an American ambulance driver in the Italian army and his relationship with British nurse Catherine Barkley. In the turmoil of the closing months of The Great War Frederic and Catherine discover the redemptive power of love and experience the loss of innocence as they cement their relationship in a time of devastating conflict. Acclaimed theatre makers imitating the dog bring their unique theatrical vision to Ernest Hemingway's seminal First World War novel A Farewell to Arms. In a year that marks the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War One, this production seizes the opportunity to tell one of the great love stories of the twentieth century. A premiere of the first UK adaptation, the production fuses video projection, beautiful stage design and original music to create an extraordinary version of Hemingway's powerful meditation on love and the brutality of modern warfare. Suitable for age 14+ Performers Jude Monk McGowan, Laura Atherton, Morven Macbeth, Matt Pendergast, Marco Rossi, Joshua Jackson. Book byErnest Hemingway.CompanyImitating the Dog.ProducerThe Dukes (in association with Live at LICA and CAST).Adapted byPete Brooks.Adapted byAndrew Quick.DirectorAndrew Quick.DesignLaura Hopkins.LightingAndrew Crofts.MusicJeremy Peyton-Jones.