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Voices of the Great War

Overview
100 years ago a war was being fought across the sea; at home a visit to the Music Hall helped raise the spirits of those missing their loved ones.  
 
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Running time: 2 hours

Overview
100 years ago a war was being fought across the sea; at home a visit to the Music Hall helped raise the spirits of those missing their loved ones.  
 
Written...
Read More

Running time: 2 hours

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Theatre Royal Brighton, Brighton
New Road,Brighton,BN1 1SD

Voices of the Great War

100 years ago a war was being fought across the sea; at home a visit to the Music Hall helped raise the spirits of those missing their loved ones.  
 
Written during one of the most troubling times our country has seen, the music and the plays of the time give us a fascinating insight into the experience of WW1 for both the men at the front and the men and women left at home. This special performance features two short plays from iconic writers of the era, A.A.Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh) and J.M.Barrie (Peter Pan), with a live string ensemble from Brighton Youth Music playing classic songs including It’s A Long Way To Tipperary and Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty.
 
This exciting event, presented by Gateways To The First World War in association with Threadbare Theatre Company, sees both performers and audience on the stage of Theatre Royal Brighton, with a themed refreshments bar in the wings and an opportunity to view some of Theatre Royal Brighton’s archive material in the dressing rooms.
 

Voices of the Great War

There are no booking fees for this production.

Voices of the Great War Access

Booking Information

Access Booking line: 0800 912 6971

Theatre Royal Brighton Visual Story: a visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. 

Please contact Access Champion James Dubois to request the Visual and/or Social Story.


Access Performances
  • Audio Description None scheduled
  • Sign Language Interpreted None scheduled
  • Captioned None scheduled
  • SUR Titles None scheduled
  • Relaxed Performances None scheduled
Venue Access Information

There are four wheelchair spaces available in the stalls, these are H1, O1, Q4, & Q5. These seats will not appear available online, please call or come into our Box Office to enquire about availability. The first counter of the Box Office is at a height suitable for wheelchair users.

Theatre Royal Brighton is equipped with a Sennheiser infra-red sound amplification system. To access the infra-red systems please request receiving equipment from the kiosk situated in the main foyer. Please be sure to request a compatible seat when booking your tickets, as only selected seats work within the infra-red area

Equipment available: Headset This device amplifies sound through earpieces similar to regular headphones. Suitable for persons without a hearing aid or some hearing aid devices that are able to accommodate a headset over them.

The first counter of the box office is fitted with an induction system for people who are hard of hearing.

Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.

There is a separate, accessible toilet facility on the ground floor by the stalls bar.

Theatre Royal Brighton Information

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  • There are four wheelchair spaces available in the stalls. The first counter of the Box Office is at a height suitable for wheelchair users.
  • There are bars on every level who can take orders for interval drinks.
  • The Parlour is open throughout the day for coffee, pastries and plates of savoury delights.
  • Our charming, stylish rooms throughout the building are available for hire, for meetings, conferences and hospitality. We are happy to arrange catering and extra resources should you need them.
  • There is no cloakroom available at this venue.
Theatre Royal

New Road
Brighton

East Sussex
BN1 1SD


Directions

By train:

Theatre Royal Brighton is situated only five minutes walk from Brighton rail station; with frequent train services serving London and the South East.

By road:

From the M23/A23, follow the signs to the town centre. There is parking nearby for over 3,000 cars.

Parking:

There are 3,000 parking spaces in the city, with the nearest to the theatre being NCP on Church Street. Enter after 5.00pm and leave before 3.00am and pay just £6.00

Parking in Brighton 


Contact Information
Telephone Booking : 0844 871 7650

Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.

Groups Bookings : 0330 102 7532

Calls charged at local rate.

Access Bookings : 0800 912 6971

Stage Door / Admin:* : 01273 764400

Security

ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority.  As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.

The Parlour

Theatre Royal Brighton has announced its latest production; The Parlour, the Theatre’s new cafe located on New Road. Open from early morning to early evening, The Parlour will serve a selection of teas, fresh ground coffee, pastries, cakes and snacks. So take your seat and join us for a drink and snack next time you are visiting.

Theatre Royal Box Office Opening Hours

10am-8pm Show Days

10am-6pm Non-show days

Please note the Box Office is closed on Sunday's except when it is a Show Day and will open 2 hours prior to the performance.

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