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Flare Path

Original Theatre Company present Terence Rattigan's

Flare Path

Directed by Justin Audibert

Tuesday 3 - Saturday 7 November 2015

  • Presented at Belgrade Main stage
  • Tickets: From £11.25 - £26.25 Concessions from £8.75 - £24.25

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Based on Rattigan’s experiences as a tail gunner during World War II, Flare Path paints an evocative portrait of life in wartime Britain for the RAF bomber crews, and their wives and sweethearts who were left awaiting their return.

Set in 1942 against a backdrop of heartache and quiet bravery, Flare Path tells the story of former actress Patricia, the wife of RAF pilot Teddy, as their marriage is tested to the limits by the surprise arrival of Patricia’s ex-lover and Hollywood idol Peter Kyle. An unexpected and dangerous mission over Germany puts Patricia at the centre of an emotional conflict as unpredictable as the war in the skies.

The story combines highly charged drama with a truly authentic taste of the fear, camaraderie and passion experienced by the men and women who fought to save their country, their families and each other.

This brand new production will be directed by rising star Justin Audibert (RSC, Young Vic, West Yorkshire Playhouse) and stars Philip Franks (Heartbeat), Olivia Hallinan (Lark Rise to Candleford), Leon Ockenden (Mr Selfridge) and Alastair Whately (Birdsong). This major revival comes from the producers behind the hit touring production of Birdsong.

Tue 3 Nov 7:45pm
Wed 4 Nov 2:30pm
Wed 4 Nov 7:45pm
Thu 5 Nov 7:45pm
Fri 6 Nov 7:45pm Captioned Performance
Sat 7 Nov 2:30pm Audio Described
Sat 7 Nov 7:45pm

“I was very moved by this play. It is a masterpiece.”

Winston Churchill

Access Performances:

Captioned: Fri 6 Nov 7.45pm

Audio Described: Sat 7 Nov, 2.30pm

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