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Private Peaceful

Author(s): Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Simon Reade
Company: Jonathan Church Theatre Productions
Running time: 2h 00min approx

The Peaceful brothers, Tommo and Charlie, have a tough rural childhood facing the loss of their father, financial hardship and a cruel landlord.

Their fierce loyalty to each other pulls them through, until one day they both fall for the same girl. And then the Great War comes.

Set against the epic backdrop of WWI, we join 18-year-old Private Tommo Peaceful in the trenches as he takes us on a journey through his most cherished memories and tells his story of courage, devotion, family and friendship.

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Palace Theatre, Southend

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