This Evil Thing

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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.

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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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This Evil Thing

8 Aug 20164 stars

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…

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