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Join us as we commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Coventry Blitz with a screening of our smash-hit play One Night in November to watch at home.
Alan Pollock’s breathtaking Coventry Blitz drama, One Night in November, directed by Hamish Glen, proved to be one of the Belgrade Theatre’s most successful productions.
This film screening is from the last staging of the play, on the Belgrade’s Main Stage in 2013, starring Charlotte Ritchie (Call the Midwife, Ghosts). Join us as we revisit this classic wartime drama once again to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Coventry Blitz.
Katie Stanley is a headstrong 18 year old training to be a teacher. While awaiting the All Clear signal from an air raid warning, she encounters the stranded Michael, an Oxford tutor of Romantic Literature and Language at a railway station. It could be the beginning of a straightforward love story, but nothing is straightforward in wartime. Unknown to Katie, Michael has been forced to turn his linguistic skills to deciphering German codes at Bletchley Park. Katie lives with her family in Coventry, a city living under the threat of war. The Stanleys have no idea how terrible that threat is . . . but Michael does.
Following the story of one family’s harrowing experience of the Coventry Blitz, One Night in November examines the idea that Winston Churchill had advance warning of the attack – was Coventry sacrificed for the great good? Or to provoke and hasten America’s entry into the war?
One Night in November will be available to view from home at any time between Sat 14 – Mon 30 Nov from just £10. When you book to Watch at Home, an email with details of how to access the screening will be emailed to you prior to the event.
Having trouble watching the film? You can download our handy how-to guide here.
Find out what audiences had to say about the show on stage below.