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Performance

VenueThe Tobacco Factory Theatres
Other spaces: Spielman Theatre
TownBristol
CountyCity of Bristol
From9th September 2010
To11th September 2010
When20:00
PricesFrom £12.00. To £12.00.
What is currently on at The Tobacco Factory Theatres (V1384579886)

Nursing Lives

Nursing LivesT95912237
In 1939 Florence is a young trainee nurse thrown directly into the harsh realities of work on the ward. She encounters the wrath of Sister Martin; endures and enjoys the pranks of fellow nurses, falls in love with her soldier sweetheart, Johnny; and confronts the heart wrenching inequalities in the use of the new super drug penicillin... will her dream of saving lives come true? A full-mask theatre production alive with visual inventiveness, evocative music and song, physical theatre and 1940s dance sequences. The work originates from the true stories of nurses at the former Worcester Royal Infirmary. At its heart, Nursing Lives is a human story that celebrates nurses at work and play during the years of World War II. Nursing Lives is funny, touching, at times harrowing, but always uplifting and unforgettable.


Archive :: production:T95912237, performance:S0637371347, venue:V1384579886

Production details

Recommended for ages 8-adult. Running Time: 80mins plus a 15 min interval

Company

Company Vamos Theatre
Director Amanda Wilsher
Music Janie Armour
Sound Janie Armour
Design Verity Quinn
Choreographer Rachael Alexander
Costume Claire Mawson
Costume Russell Dean (masks)

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