Production images have been released for the 2015 UK Tour of Birdsong by Rachel Wagstaff. The tour stars Peter Duncan, Edmund Wiseman and Emily Bowker. Check out the images below (click picture to enlarge).
The play, which is adapted from the novel by Sebastian Faulks, opened earlier this month and tours until 4th July at the Richmond Theatre. The cast is completed by: Emily Altneu, Max Bowden (currently Justin Fitzgerald in BBC One’s Waterloo Road), Selma Brook, James Findlay (winner of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award 2010), Roger Martin, Liam McCormick, James Staddon, Cloudia Swann and Alastair Whatley.
Touring during the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Birdsong tells a mesmerising story of love and courage, before and during the war. In pre-war France, a young Englishman, Stephen Wraysford, embarks on a passionate and dangerous affair with the beautiful Isabelle Azaire that turns their worlds upside down.
As the war breaks out, Stephen must lead his men through the carnage of the Battle of the Somme and through the sprawling tunnels that lie deep underground. Faced with the unprecedented horror of the war, Stephen clings to the memory of Isabelle and the idyll of his former life as his world explodes around him.
Photo Credit: Jack Ladenburg