Birdsong

Mon 2 Jul to Sat 7 Jul

Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Birdsong is the hit, critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks.

In pre-war France, a young Englishman Stephen Wraysford embarks on a passionate and dangerous affair with the beautiful Isabelle Azaire that turns their world upside down.

As the war breaks out over the idyll of his former life, Stephen must lead his men through the carnage of the Battle of the Somme and through the sprawling tunnels that lie deep underground.

Faced with the unprecedented horror of the war Stephen clings to the memory of Isabelle as his world explodes around him.

A mesmerising story of love and courage. Set both before and during the Great War.

Following on from the 2013/14/15 National tours, seen by over 200,000 people, now it is your chance to experience this stunning piece of theatre live on stage.

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Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Birdsong is the hit, critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks.

In pre-war France, a young Englishman Stephen Wraysford embarks on a passionate and dangerous affair with the beautiful Isabelle Azaire that turns their world upside down.

As the war breaks out over the idyll of his former life, Stephen must lead his men through the carnage of the Battle of the Somme and through the sprawling tunnels that lie deep underground.

Faced with the unprecedented horror of the war Stephen clings to the memory of Isabelle as his world explodes around him.

A mesmerising story of love and courage. Set both before and during the Great War.

Following on from the 2013/14/15 National tours, seen by over 200,000 people, now it is your chance to experience this stunning piece of theatre live on stage.

Prices

Mon: £15 - £26
Tue - Thu evenings: £15 - £32.50
Fri - Sat evenings: £18 - £34.50
Wed & Sat matinee: £15 - £28

Plus a £1.75 per ticket booking fee, or just 85p ticket booking fee when you book online

Running Time: 2 hours 30 mins approx. (inc. interval)

Reviews

★★★★ “Moving, gripping, dramatically electrifying and outstanding”  The Times

★★★★ “Does the book justice, moving”  The Daily Mail

★★★★ “It left me choked up and blinking back the tears at the end.”  The Daily Telegraph

★★★★★ “A moving and stunning performance”  WhatsOnStage

 

Cast

  • Madeleine Knight Isabelle
  • Tom Kay Stephen
  • Alfie Browne-Sykes Tipper / Gregoire
  • Jeffrey Harmer Berrard / Barclay
  • Olivia Bernstone Lisette
  • Simon Lloyd Arthur Shaw
  • Martin Carroll Azaire
  • Liz Garland Jeanne
  • Alice Brittain Marguerite
  • Riley Carter Evans
  • James Findlay Cartwright