Touring WWI drama set to visit schools

Date Posted: 19/08/2014

Theatre Centre’s forthcoming tour of World War One play The Muddy Choir, written by Jesse Briton (Bound, Enduring Song) will tour 11 venues across the country, as well as over 40 schools.

The Muddy Choir is a story about boys growing up and the humanising power of music. The play, which includes period songs, tells the story of three young boys serving with the Durham Light Infantry in 1917.

Tour dates for The Muddy Choir include:

•    Redbridge Drama Centre, London: 11th - 12th September
•    Greenwich Theatre, London: 22nd – 24th September
•    Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Taunton: 1st October
•    Pegasus Theatre, Oxford: 2nd – 4th October
•    The Garage, Norwich: 20th October
•    King's Lynn Arts Centre: 22nd October
•    Salisbury Playhouse: 17th – 18th November

There are resources for teachers online, including lesson plans, synopsis and character breakdowns. Video Q&As with the director, writer and designer of The Muddy Choir will also be added.

For more information and details of school visits visit


School Travel Organiser's Guide