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Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching into War - Amiens

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching into War - Amiens

Thursday 30 June 2016 - From 19h30 to 22h00

As part of the commemorations of the centenary of the Great War, the Amiens Cultural Centre is welcoming the Abbey Theatre - National Theatre of Ireland on the 30th June for a performance of Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching towards the Somme directed by Jeremy Herrin

On 1st July 1916, the 36th Ulster Division took part in one of the most deadly battles of history: the Battle of the Somme.

A century later, the Abbey Theatre – National Theatre of Ireland is presenting a co-production entitled Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching towards the Somme. The play is directed by Jeremy Herrin, artistic director of the Headlong Theatre, London.

This play, themed on the First World War and touching on death, loss and also love, was written by Franck McGuinness and talks of eight ordinary men who see their lives change profoundly during the war.

The play will be in English with French subtitles

Duration: 2 hours 10 mins
With: Ryan Donaldson, Donal Gallery, Jonny Holden, Andy Kellegher, Paul Kennedy, Marcus Lamb, Chris McCurry, Sean McGinley, Iarla McGowan
 

For tickets, please contact : 03 22 97 79 77 or accueil@mca-amiens.com

Organiser: 
03 22 97 79 77
Venue of event: 
Maison de la culture d'Amiens
2 place Léon Gontier
80006 Amiens