Birdsong

Birdsong


Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Birdsong is the critically acclaimed hit stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks.

In pre-war France, a young Englishman Stephen Wraysford embarks on a passionate and dangerous affair with the beautiful Isabelle Azaire that turns their world upside down.

As the war breaks out over the idyll of his former life, Stephen must lead his men through the carnage of the Battle of the Somme and through the sprawling tunnels that lie deep underground. Faced with the unprecedented horror of the war Stephen clings to the memory of Isabelle as his world explodes around him.

A mesmerising story of love and courage. 

Post Show talk: Wed 18 July with Sebastian Faulks author of Birdsong. 

Sebastian Faulks will be making a very special cameo apparance in the Wed and Thu evening shows.

Duration: 2 hours 25mins with interval

Book Tickets

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Sebastian Faulks will be making a very special cameo apparance in the Wed and Thu evening shows.

Directed by Alastair Whatley with Charlotte Peters

Designed by Victoria Spearing 

Age guideline 12+

Join Sebastian Faulks for the Post Show talk on  Wednesday. 

undefined tickets available on Wed 18 Jul

Full Circle and Enjoy get 25% off a pair of tickets for opening night or Saturday matinee.

  • A moving and stunning performance.
       
    WhatsOnStage
  • Moving, gripping, dramatically electrifying and outstanding.
       
    Times
  • It left me choked up and blinking back the tears at the end.
       
    Daily Telegraph

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