Private Peaceful

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 to Saturday, 6 May 2017

“I’ve had nearly eighteen years of yesterdays and tomorrows,and tonight I must remember as many of them as I can.Tonight, more than any other night of my life, I want to feel alive!”

Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night, he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up in rural Devon: his exciting first days at school; the accident in the forest that killed his father; his adventures with Molly, the love of his life; and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line.

NOTE: The 10.30am MATINEES on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday are SCHOOL PERFORMANCES.


School Performances: $13 per student; Public Performances: Adults $28, Conc $25
80 minutes

Private Thomas Peaceful: Ben Francis 
Director: Rob Croser
Graphic Designer: Connor Olsson-Jones

Novel by: Michael Morpurgo
Adapted by: Simon Reade

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Opening night: 
Thursday, 4 May 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, 5 May 2017 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 6 May 2017 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, 3 May 2017 - 10:30am
Friday, 5 May 2017 - 10:30am
Saturday, 6 May 2017 - 2:00pm

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