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Little Manfred

Author(s): Based on the book by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Damian Cruden and Amanda Faber
Company: Soldiers’ Arts Academy
Running time: 0h 55min approx

It is the summer of 1966. Charley and her little brother Alex are walking their dog Manfred on the beach when they notice two older men staring out to sea. A chance encounter brings them together.

Slowly, Charley and Alex learn of their mother’s past and of the friendships that can be formed in difficult circumstances. In 1945, their farmstead home was a posting for German prisoners of war, and their mother Grace was just a little girl…

The cast for this production includes serving and veteran military personnel and their family members.

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