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NEWS: Billy Bishop Goes To War transfers to the Southwark Playhouse

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Billy Bishop Goes To War will transfer to the Southwark Playhouse from 13 March-6 April 2019 (press night is 15 March) following its successful run at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Written and Composed by John MacLachlan Gray in collaboration with Eric Peterson, the production will see Charles Aitken (Younger Billy) and Oliver Beamish (Older Billy) reprising their roles.

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‘Simply & sensitively told’: BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★★

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It’s always a pleasure to hear an untold story. In Billy Bishop Goes to War we learn about a baby-faced Canadian teenager who by a string of lucky chances became the world’s most decorated fighter pilot in the early days of single-seater flying over France in 1914-18, and a hero and a mascot for the Royal Canadian Air Force through the second war, too.