Written and directed by Don O’Connor and Ollie Hennessy, this original musical drama tells the story of three families, caught up in the turmoil of World War One. A story of love, hope, despair and loss, it follows the tale of young Irish couple Willie and Eileen, forced to separate as Willie enlists to fight on the Western Front. A young German boy Heinrich, falsifies his true age in order to fight under the German flag, while an embittered British officer prepares to lead his troops  against his enemy in the trenches of Northern France.

Inspired by real letters written by soldiers and family members from 1914-1918, this poignant drama features a cast of 25, among them Mike Kelly, Brendan Corcoran, John Treacy, Mary Buggy, Clare Gibbs, Fergal Millar,Shane O’Keeffe, Rachel Leydon and Declan Taylor runs from 21st – 25th March 2023 at the Watergate Theatre.

 

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