“Ordinary men in extraordinary circumstances”
David Grindley's international multi-award winning production of R.C. Sherriff's masterpiece JOURNEY'S END is a must see of British theatre.
Based on the author's own experience in the trenches, this gripping tale about ordinary men in extraordinary circumstances celebrates humour and courage, engaging audiences with a compelling insight of how in the face of adversity, the human spirit will always triumph.
Set in St Quentin in 1917, eighteen-year-old 2nd Lieutenant Raleigh is the new arrival in the company commanded by his former schoolboy friend, Captain Stanhope. There's only three years between them, but a lifetime of experience separates the pair as Raleigh discovers that the man in army greens is much changed from the boy he left behind in cricketing whites.
★★★★★ 'A corkscrew of tension, emotion and drama. Sublime' Independent, 11 March 2011
★★★★★ ‘Oustanding. All eloquent celebration of heroism’ Mail on Sunday, 10 April 2011
★★★★★ ‘Utterly absorbing’ Sunday Express, 17 April 2011
★★★★ 'Searing drama. Unforgettable' The Times, 10 March 2011
‘★★★★ David Grindley’s scrupulous production. Profoundly moving… A treat’ Guardian, 17 March 2011