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📅 The Shadow Factory

Nuffield Southampton Theatres City | 30th January 2019 - 2nd March 2019
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Admission Type: Paid
Autumn 1940. The Battle of Britain rages.
 
Southampton is home to our only hope of victory: the Spitfire. But when the Luftwaffe drops 2,300 bombs in three devastating raids, the city goes up in flames and the Woolston Supermarine Spitfire factory is destroyed.
 
Jackie is the third generation of Dimmock at her family-run laundry. Polly is the first and only draughtswoman in the Spitfire design office. How will each woman forge her own path in this evolving landscape?
 
From the ashes, a story of chaos, courage and community spirit emerges.

One of Britain’s greatest living playwrights, Hampshire-born Howard Brenton (Anne Boleyn, Shakespeare’s Globe; Pravda, National Theatre) tells the remarkable and little known story of how Southampton stepped up when the chips were down.
 
Critically acclaimed, this sell out smash hit features a stellar cast supported by a 25-strong community company made up of Southampton residents. The Shadow Factory returns to celebrate the first birthday of Southampton’s brand new theatre NST City. 

Don’t miss out this time!

Tickets: From £10

Website Address: https://www.nstheatres.co.uk/whats-on/the-shadow-factory

Contact Email: boxoffice@nstheatres.co.uk

Contact Telephone: 02380671771

The Shadow Factory

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