The Christmas Truce

The Christmas Truce

em Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Inspired by real events of exactly 100 years ago, The Christmas Truce tells the story of celebrates a remarkable Christmas event during the First World War.

December 1914. As families across Europe gather to celebrate Christmas, a generation of young men find themselves far away from their loved ones in the trenches of the Western Front. There they face a world seemingly devoid of any peace or goodwill. But on Christmas Eve 1914, as the men of the Warwickshire Regiment shelter in their trenches, something astonishing happens.

Across no-man's land they hear music. The German soldiers are singing Christmas carols; the same carols their families are listening to, hundreds of miles away in Birmingham, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon. Leaving their trenches, carrying only their courage and their humanity, they go to meet their enemies; not to fight, but talk, to exchange gifts, to celebrate Christmas. And the next day, together, they play an unforgettable game of football.

Please note that this play is in Stratford-upon-Avon, an approx. two-hour train ride from London. 
 

 

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford Upon Avon
CV37 6BB

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2014-12-10

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2015-01-31

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Please note that this play is in Stratford-upon-Avon, an. approx. two-hour train ride from London.

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