J.M. Barrie’s A Well Remembered Voice on tour

  Contributed by Andrew Maunder Our production of J.M. Barrie’s play about spiritualism, A Well Remembered Voice, is heading out on tour in autumn 2016. A co-production with IO Theatre, it combi...

Premiere screening of Meeting in No Man’s Land

Michael Roper, 5th July 2016 The Age Exchange film of Meeting in No Man’s Land will premiere this Friday at the British Film Institute, to coincide with the commemoration of the centenary of the batt...

Voices of the Great War, Lakeside Theatre

Contributed by Rachel Duffett – 27th May It was fascinating to watch theatre practitioners and drama students gather together in the Lakeside Theatre last week to embark on the ‘Voices of the G...

Researching Actors and Military Service

In this account, Andrew Maunder, who is researching actors and music-hall performers who served in the forces, describes some of the issues which have emerged over the course of his enquiries. He wou...

A community collaboration. Wheathampstead’s War.

Across the country, local researchers are collecting stories about their communities during the First World War. In this article, Terry Pankhurst tells how the research that he and his wife, Margaret...

Theatre and Entertainment

Theatre and Entertainment During the First World War Contributed by Andrew Maunder It is difficult to ignore the hold which theatrical entertainment had on the public in the war years. There were ple...