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There is a War by Tom Badsen

There is a War

Directed by Alyx Tole   
by Tom Basden

The blues and the greys are at war. A ridiculed analysis of warfare.

About the play

In a battle-scorched landscape where soldiers, priests and scavengers are roaming, a young medical officer finds herself lost and useless while desperately trying to reach the frontline hospital. During Anne’s journey, no one around her seems to know what exactly it is they’re meant to be fighting for.

Dates and Tickets Prices

Booking price: £7.50*
*A booking fee applies of £0.45 + 2.5% per ticket

Doors usually open 10/15 minutes before

  • 29th June at 7.30pm
  • 30th June at 2.30pm
  • 1st July at 7.30pm

Tickets will be available directly from The Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

For more information about The Hope Mill Theatre please follow this link.

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