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We Happy Few

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

Imogen Stubbs' first play stars Juliet Stevenson and is directed by Trevor Nunn. Read More >

JulietStevenson.jpgWe Happy Few tells the true story of a motley collection of women who form a theatre company and take to the road, performing their plays in schools and village halls throughout the UK during the Second World War. Incorporating comedy, tragedy and pastoral, Stubbs’ drama sheds light on a group of alternative wartime heroes.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 17/06/2004

Opening Night: 02/07/2004

Closing Night: 31/07/2004

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes

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Cast & Creative


Juliet Stevenson, Marcia Warren, Kate O’Mara, Patsy Palmer, Caroline Blakiston, Paul Bentley, Rosemary McHale, Adam Davy, Cat Simmons, Emma Darwall-Smith


Director - Trevor Nunn

Producer - Bill Kenwright and Thelma Holt

Choreographer - Henry Metcalfe

Lighting Designer - David Hersey

Sound - Colin Pink

Author - Imogen Stubbs

About Gielgud Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, W1D 6AR

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