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Michael Morpurgo book Private Peaceful coming to Wokingham stage

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Wokingham Theatre is preparing to use February half-term to mark the centenary of the First World War when it stages an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s book Private Peaceful.


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The Twyford Road theatre will host the play from Tuesday, February 17 to Saturday, February 21, with performances at 7.45pm nightly and a 3pm matinee on the Saturday.

The play focuses on the sacrifices made by all those who endured the conflict, whether as a front line soldier, a civilian back home or, as in the case of teenager Private Tommo Peaceful, a volunteer recruit accused of desertion.

Private Peaceful, like War Horse, began life as a book for older children and has been turned into a powerful and emotive play for all ages.

It is directed by Hayley Blakeman (Bottle Top Theatre Community) and David Edwards.

Tickets cost Β£10, or Β£5 for those aged 21 or under.

For more details, or to book tickets, log on to wokingham-theatre.org.uk or call 0118 978 5363.

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