An August Bank Holiday Lark by Deborah McAndrew

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Directed by Mary Jones

By Deborah McAndrew

A Poignant, Warm-Hearted Drama

An August Bank Holiday Lark is set in the idyllic summer of 1914 in rural Lancashire. Everyone in the community is excited about Wakes Week ~ a rest from field and mill and a celebration of the Rush Bearing Festival with its usual singing, drinking, courting and dancing. The looming war barely registers ~ but it will.

The play explores the impact of the First World War on the traditional rural life of village people, with warmth, humour and yes ~ a little sadness. This play was first performed to critical acclaim by Northern Broadsides in 2014. Don’t miss the first amateur production.

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