This Evil Thing

This Evil Thing

Tuesday 21 November, 2017 - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Price: £12/£8 concessions

THIS EVIL THING written and performed by Michael Mears.          

‘For God’s sake, this protest of yours – is it really worth losing your lives over?’

January 1916: Bert Brocklesby is a schoolteacher and preacher at his Methodist chapel; Bertrand Russell is one of the greatest philosophers of his time. With the advent of military conscription their worlds are turned upside down.

THIS EVIL THING, acclaimed at last years’ Edinburgh Festival, is the compelling, shocking and inspiring story of the men who said no to war, told by Michael Mears in a breath-taking display of vocal and physical dexterity.  Directed by Rosamunde Hutt, with music by Helen Chadwick.

‘A moving and dynamic retelling of a hidden story’  (The List)
‘An inspirational and disturbing work’ – (Edinburgh Festmag)

Doors open 7pm.

Play starts 7.30pm  (80 minutes)

Interval  at 8.45 followed by Q and A /Talkback session