Goodnight Mr. Tom

by David Wood based on a book by Michelle Magorian

Directed by Berni Curzon

7-10 June 2017

The Place Theatre, Bradgate Road, Bedford

Now a modern classic, Michelle Magorian’s wonderfully uplifting tale is brought gloriously to life in this magical stage adaptation by David Wood. Set during the dangerous build up to the Second World War, Goodnight Mister Tom follows young William Beech, who is evacuated to the idyllic English countryside and forges a remarkable and heart warming friendship with the elderly recluse, Tom Oakley.  All is perfect until William is suddenly summoned by his mother back to London.

Kindertransport

by Diane Samuels

Directed by Richard Moon

18-21 October 2017

The Place Theatre, Bradgate Road, Bedford

“You should have hung on to me and never let me go!”

Between 1938 and the outbreak of war almost 10,000 children were sent by their parents from Germany to Britain. Nine year old Eva among them. It is only when her own daughter discovers some old letters in the attic that Eva is forced to confront the truth about the past.