Friend or Foe

Show Information
Shows from:
Shows to:
Fri 29 August 2014
Sat 13 September 2014
Duration:
Approximate running time 2hrs including interval
Price:
£25 – £10 & discounts
Venue:
Mercury Main Theatre

A thrilling tale of extraordinary friendship from master storyteller Michael Morpurgo (author of War Horse and The Butterfly Lion).

Evacuated from London at the height of the Second World War, David and Tucky can’t help feeling as though the fighting is a long way away from their new lives in the countryside. But then suddenly, one night, the skyline is lit up with gun flashes and the distant sound of bombing shatters their new found peace.

And when a German plane crashes on their farm the boys are plunged into a breathtaking adventure and faced with a life-and-death moral dilemma. Our 2013 production of The Butterfly Lion was the Mercury’s biggest selling show ever, so book early to secure your seats for the latest Michael Morpurgo classic to hit the stage. This production will be supported by education workshops for schools, looking at WW2, evacuation, and themes of loyalty and friendship.

Be a part of the adventure and watch this modern classic, adored by children and adults alike, come to life live on stage. This production will be supported by an education package and workshops for schools, looking at WW2, evacuation, and themes of loyalty and friendship.

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Jake Davies

David

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Séan Aydon

Tucky

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Nicholas Tizzard

Billy Watts

Chris Porter HEADSHOT 1

Chris Porter

Mr Reynolds

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Janet Greaves

German Airman

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Paul Browning

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Bus Driver

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Mr Preston

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British Officer

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German Airman

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Mrs Carey

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Miss Roberts

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Mrs Reynolds

★★★★★

A magical piece of theatre

The Public Reviews

★★★★★

Audience Surveys

★★★★★

Daniel Buckroyd’s adaptation of the Michael Morpurgo story is very timely

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