|Courtesy of the Seymour Centre.|
RC Sheriff’s play Journey’s End presents a harrowing account of his own experiences as an officer in the trenches during the First World War. It was first performed on December 9th, 1928 at London’s Apollo Theatre by the Incorporated Stage Society and starring a very young Laurence Olivier. The play gives the audience a glimpse into life in the trenches in Saint-Quentin, Aisne, in 1918 near the end of the war through the experiences and hardships of a British Army infantry company.
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