Anthem for a Doomed Youth - UK

Monday, 19 February 2018 to Saturday, 3 March 2018
Adelaide Fringe

5 STARS:- ***** "Cements Masterson's reputation as a master of his art." (Broadway Baby)

Adelaide Favourite Guy Masterson presents a powerful selection of writing from the trenches of WW1. (Part 1 of Guy Masterson’s #LestWeForget series)

Guy Masterson, known for hits "12 Angry Men", "Under Milk Wood", "Animal Farm” among many others, returns with his 2014 Edinburgh sell-out - a powerful compendium of the finest stories and poems of the trenches of the Great War from both sides of No-Man's Land. Britain's greatest war poets: Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke and Siegfried Sassoon, together with writers from Germany, France, Belgium and Australia and featuring desperately moving excerpts from Erich Maria Remarque's "All Quiet on the Western Front" and an hilarious anonymous account of the now mythical Christmas Truce, Masterson brings the WW1 trenches to life in an unmissable commemoration to those who endured them.

 **** "Passion & heart" (British Theatre Guide)
**** "Timeless and harrowing" (The Big Issue)
**** "Explosive & moving" (Edinburgh Guide)
***** "Cements Masterson's reputation as a master of his art." (Broadway Baby)

Masterson achieves his aim of revealing the power of these writings and experiences without ever glorifying the nature of war. – Advertiser
"Guy Masterson is a sublimely skilled performer and his heartfelt execution of these works is a testament to his talents, as well as to those of the authors. This is a most poignant and potent production. Lest We Forget."
(David Robinson - 22/02/18) – Clothesline
"Masterson is a terrific performer. This show confirms how poetry comes alive when it is performed, and how a judicious and sparse use of linking material can shed further light on the works, without detracting from the genius on show.


Adults $30, Conc $25, Fringe Benefits $17.25, Groups (6+) $21, Family $66,Children $18, Bank SA 23.25, Companion Card $0.
75 mins

Compiled & Performed by Guy Masterson

Monday, 19 February 2018 - 9:00pm
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 9:00pm
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 9:00pm
Thursday, 22 February 2018 - 9:00pm
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 9:00pm
Saturday, 24 February 2018 - 9:00pm
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 9:00pm
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 9:00pm
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 9:00pm
Thursday, 1 March 2018 - 9:00pm
Friday, 2 March 2018 - 9:00pm
Saturday, 3 March 2018 - 9:00pm

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