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Kindertransport UK Tour 2018

TheatrePosted by Claire Fri, April 20, 2018 21:42:43

I'm very proud to announce that I am joining the cast of Kindertransport for the UK Tour 2018.

Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Les Theatres de la Ville de Luxembourg in association with Selladoor Productions present Kindertransport by Diane Samuels. Directed by Anne Simon. Designed by Marie-Luce Theis.

A deeply moving and timely modern classic about a woman’s struggle to come to terms with her past.

Hamburg 1938: nine year-old Eva is forced onto a train by her desperate mother in order to escape the threat of World War II. Arriving at Liverpool Street Station, tagged like a piece of luggage, she’s handed over to strangers.

Manchester 1980: Evelyn, a proud mum, prepares to say goodbye to daughter Faith as she leaves the family home. But what Faith finds in the attic will change her life forever…

This heart-warming production is from the producers of last year’s acclaimed revival of The Crucible. It marks the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport, which saw thousands of Jewish children ferried from Austria and Germany to safety.

Diane Samuels wrote this extraordinary and haunting play 25 years ago. It has never been more relevant than today.

‘Samuels has written the best play about the pain and passion of mother/daughter relationships’

The Guardian

Directed by: Anne Simon
Design: Marie-Luce Theis
Cast: Hannah Bristow, Matthew Brown, Jenny Lee, Leila Schaus, Suzan Sylvestre, Claire Thill

Tour Dates:

New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich,
Tuesday 17th Apr, 2018 - Saturday 21st Apr, 2018
Richmond Theatre,
Tuesday 24th Apr, 2018 - Saturday 28th Apr, 2018
Manchester Opera House,
Tuesday 1st May, 2018 - Saturday 5th May, 2018