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image for Play item typeThe Wood at Theatr Brycheiniog

Play, Thu 8 Mar 2018, £10-£12

The Wood

The Wood

Details

It is July 1916, and as the Battle of the Somme rages, Mametz Wood echoes to the sounds of war as the 38th Welsh Division face the ferocity of the German army...

From Owen Thomas, writer of the award winning ‘Grav’, comes a brand-new play written to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War I. Inspired by a true story.

Dan and Billy, two young soldiers, forge a friendship in the heat of the build-up to the infamous battle. When Billy is killed in Mametz Wood, he leaves behind a devastated friend and, back home, a heart-broken and pregnant wife.

Altered by his experiences on the Western Front, Dan returns home to step into his friend’s shoes, ultimately marrying Billy’s widow and raising their baby son as his own.

Fifty years later, in a clearing in the wood, Dan has returned to lay a ghost to rest.

The Torch Theatre is very pleased to be working once again with Owen Thomas – one of the most exciting writers in Wales, following the success of ‘Grav’. Owen is also delighted to be working again with the creative team at the Torch Theatre.

The production will be directed by our Award Winning Artistic Director, Peter Doran (Best Director, Wales Theatre Awards 2017)

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 8 Mar 2018 19:30

Prices

Tickets: £12.00, Concessions £10.00.
+Booking Fee of 50p per ticket for Theatr Brycheiniog events.

Address

Canal Wharf,
Brecon,
LD3 7EW

Location

Directions

Plan route to Theatr Brycheiniog using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 046281  Lat: 51.94319 Long: -3.38928

From Hereford A483. Do not take the first signpost for Brecon on the right, instead go to roundabout and follow the sign for Brecon, carry on straight past the Army Barracks until you reach a mini roundabout and take the next turning left (Rich Way). Follow on to next mini roundabout and turn left, Theatr Brycheiniog is next to the canal basin.

From Abergavenny (A40) After the dual carriageway you will come to a main roundabout, take the road into Brecon and follow the directions as above. From Merthyr / Sennybridge Take the road into Brecon over the Usk bridge carry on straight through the town, past the statue, over a zebra crossing and approx 150 yards turn right into Rich Way. Theatr Brycheiniog is on the left by the canal.

Accessible by Public Transport: 22 miles from Abergavenny station