Three Days in May
Was giving up ever an option…? May 1940… Downing Street… Three days that will change the course of history… Forever.
Ben Brown’s gripping new play, Three Days in May, goes behind the closed doors of Number Ten during three of the most pivotal days in 20th Century British history when, giving in to Hitler was considered by some to be an option. Havingonly served three weeks in office, the new PM is confronted with an intense game of political chess as he tries to persuade peace treaty supporters, including Neville Chamberlain, that Britain must fight and fight to win whatever the cost. However, it is down to one man to make a monumental decision which will shape the future of the free world…
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At the Trafalgar Studios, Whitehall, co-incidently a few doors up from the actual Cabinet War Rooms, Three Days in May starred one of Britain’s best loved stage, tv & film actors – Warren Clarke in the pivitol role of Winston Churchill.
Also stars James Alper as ‘Jock Colville’, Dicken Ashworth as ‘Arthur Greenwood’, Timothy Kightley as ‘Paul Reynaud’, Paul Ridley as ‘General Dill’ and Michael Sheldon as ‘Clement Attlee’.
“An intelligent, grown-up drama” – Daily Mail
“Alan Strachan directs it with great finesse and Warren Clarke is utterly persuasive as Churchill” – The Guardian
Three Days in May Show File
Title: Three Days in May
Writers: Ben Brown
Theatre: Trafalgar Studios, Whitehall, SW1A 2DY, London
Evenings: Mon-Sat 7.30pm
Matinees: Thurs & Sat 2.30 pm
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross
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