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Postcode: DY12 2EQ

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Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain

Show Details

Presented by Fol Espoir Theatre

Performance date and time
Saturday, 23rd March 2019
7:30 PM

'Don't call British pounds, shillings and pence 'funny money'.' 'Do not show off - or swank as the British call it.' 'Don't brag or bluster.' 'Don't eat too much.' 'NEVER criticise the King and Queen.'

It's 1942 and our dear American cousins have just arrived in England - where the locals speak a strange dialect, boil all their food, and talk endlessly about the weather. The Americans see the Brits as a strange race. Get ready to judge for yourself in a night of joyous laughter and downright silliness as a crack team of experts explain the rules of Blighty life to the recently arrived GIs.

★★★★ The Times ★★★★ Sunday Times ★★★★ Time Out

Inspired by the pamphlet 'Instructions for American Servicemen, 1942', adapted with kind permission from the Bodleian Library's publication.

★★★★ 'Consistently entertaining and often hilarious.' Exuent Magazine (on 'Winston On The Run')

'Consistently full on funny.' The Guardian (on 'Doctor Brown Because')

★★★★ The Times, Sunday Times, The Independent, Time Out (on 'Doctor Brown Because')

'Wholly idiotic, inducing a helpless laughter that almost incapacitates the audience… an unforgettable experience.' ★★★★ The Stage

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Running time
90 mins + interval

Audience Type
Adults/Older Children

Age Range

Ticket Prices
£12.00 Standard

Other Ticket Information
Doors Open at 6.45pm.

Main Box Office Telephone Number
01299 404808

Available From
The cafe in St. George's Hall or online on the Fesival website or call 01299 404808

Additional Information
This is a Bewdley Festival Event

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This performance is supported by:

Arts Council, England

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