Book now for our WW1 plays

Tickets are now on sale for our two November productions. 

'The Forester's House', written by LADS founder member Neil Rhodes, is a haunting depiction of the final hours of Wilfred Owen and his companions. Although peace was in sight, the fighting went on to the bitter end and Owen was killed just days before Armistice. This powerful play uses Owen's own poetry and accounts from his letters home to explore his thoughts and experiences as he and his men sheltered overnight in a cellar before attempting to cross the canal at Ors.

'The Forester's House' will be performed at Oswestry School and Kinokulture, and is directed by Pam Johnson. 

'The Accrington Pals' was written in 1981 by acclaimed playwright Peter Whelan and premiered by the RSC. It is a poignant exploration of the personal stories behind a dreadful headline: In 1916, on the first day of what became know as 'The Battle of the Somme', the pals battalion of volunteers from Accrington lost 585 men from a total force of 700. The battalion was effectively wiped out in less than half an hour. 'The Accrington Pals' explores what made them join up and what happens to the women they left behind.

Performances will be at Llanymynech Village Hall and Ellesmere College. Director: Alison Utting. 

Visit our 'Buy tickets' page for links to online booking.

Both plays are part of the Wilfred Owen 100 Festival. 

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