This Evil Thing
North Country Theatre present the compelling and inspiring story of the men who said no to war. From a chapel in Yorkshire to the House of Commons, from a cell in Richmond Castle to a firing squad in France, the questions raised here are as relevant and urgent as they were 100 years ago.
THIS EVIL THING is the compelling, inspiring and rarely told story of the men who in 1916 said no to war; and the men and women who supported them; involving a gripping journey from a chapel in Yorkshire to the House of Commons; from an English country garden to a quarry in Aberdeen; from a cell in Richmond Castle to a firing squad in France.
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Reviews & features
This Evil Thing8 Aug 2016
A moving and dynamic retelling of a hidden story from the last century
There were 16,000 conscientious objectors who opposed fighting during WWI. This one-man show, written and performed by award-winning Fringe actor Michael Mears, tells the tale of one of these brave 'conchies'. In this urgent and physical performance…