The Good Scout achieves the impossible – finding an original, untold story from World War Two. In the 1930s, boys from the Nazi Hitlerjugend visit British Rover Scouts for a cycling holiday as a cultural exchange.
As rehearsals continue for The German Girls in preparation for its Camden Fringe debut, we spoke to London-based Danish writer and actress Christina Tranholm about sharing the hidden stories of Danish women who fell in love with German soldiers during the Second World War – and how relevant it still is today.
As part of our Camden Fringe Featured Show series, we’re counting down to the premiere of Christina Tranholm’s The German Girls, set in Nazi-occupied Denmark during the Second World War. Sneak a peek at the company in rehearsal action ahead of the play’s run at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 15 to 18 August 2018 – and then get booking!
Next up in our Camden Fringe Featured Show series, the untold story of Denmark during the Second World War – and, specifically, the double standards held against their own women is the subject of Christina Tranholm’s new play The German Girls. It premieres at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 15 to 18 August 2018.
This late bloomer definitely has legs. The debut play by 91-year-old James Hugh Macdonald’s Happy Warriors has got both audiences and reviewers raving. The three-hander, centring on a wartime encounter between Randolph (son of Winston) Churchill and Brideshead Revisited novelist Evelyn Waugh, only has one week left in its premiere season. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite press quotes below. Now get booking!
When you make your playwriting debut at 91, there’s no time to hang about. Watch this fantastic interview with 91-year-old James Hugh Macdonald, whose first play Happy Warriors is currently premiering Upstairs at the Gatehouse: he’s got three more completed plays ready to go! (Don’t miss our special offer for £10 tickets to be in the audience for the filming of this acclaimed first one this Friday.)
Got your tickets yet for the world premiere of James Hugh Macdonald’s Happy Warriors? The new three-hander centres on a wartime encounter between Randolph (son of Winston) Churchill and Brideshead Revisited novelist Evelyn Waugh. Check out our production shots gallery – and then get booking!
Why is so much of the focus on young, up-and-coming writers? Happy Warriors is a brand-new play by 91-year-old, journalist-turned-debut playwright JamesHugh Macdonald, based on a real, wartime events involving novelist Evelyn Waugh and Randolph Churchill. The play receives its world premiere at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, where it’s being recorded this Friday for future broadcast. Learn more – and nab £10 tickets to be in the audience for filming!