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Arms and the Man archiveRaina is young, beautiful, and madly in love with Sergius, a dashing young officer. Sergius is the hero of the hour, leading a daring cavalry charge against impossible odds. Bluntshchli is a battle-hardened professional soldier on the losing side. On the run and desperate, he appears in Raina's bedroom. He has no weapon: experience has taught him chocolates are more useful than bullets. Will she turn him in, and guarantee his certain death? Or will she collude with the hated enemy, and find there is a great deal more to love and war than she first thought... Shaw's sparkling comedy takes a wry look at our illusions and ideals, with all the wit, vigour and romance of a golden-age Hollywood movie.
Performers Sophie Platts-Martin (Raina), Benjamin Dobson (Sergius), Karel Ryckeboer (Bluntschli), Alison Du Cane (Catherine), Madeleine Todd (Louka), Paul Caira (Petkoff), Kareem Nasif (Nicola), Ren Ramirez (Russian Officer).
Author George Bernard Shaw. Company SEDOS. Director Peter Foster. Design Miranda Melville. Director Graham White (assistant). Other Adam Lockett (production mananager). Producer Peta Walmsley. Lighting Martin Walton. Sound Adam Coppard. Stage Manager Freddie Byron. Other Andy Hind (set construction).

Arms and the Man

Arms and the Man (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0555103018. Details of all Arms and the Man archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2388

Archive Listings

17 Sep 19
21 Sep 19
Bridewell Theatre
Inner London
Greater London

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