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It Is Easy To Be Dead Tickets

5 5 reviews
Trafalgar Studios 2London
Charles Sorley's moving war poetry beautifully coupled with the music of George Butterworth, Dòmhnall Ruadh Chorùna and John Ireland
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When twenty year old Charles Sorley is killed in action during the First World War, his devastated parents are left with only his letters and poems to remember him by. Using his extraordinary writings, together with music and songs of the period, It Is Easy To Be Dead is a tender portrait of a brief life filled with promise, cut short by the futility of war.

★★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★★, The Upcoming, London Pub Theatres.

“A magnificent tribute to a fiery spirit.”
Michael Billington, The Guardian

“A superbly well-judged evening that conveys both the passion of youth and the pity of war.”
Aleks Sierz, Tribune

Transferring from its critically acclaimed sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre where it was nominated for seven OffWestEnd Awards.