The Finborough Theatre has announced its upcoming Winter season, with the "rediscovery" of an R.C. Sherriff play, the world premiere of a new musical and the professional premiere of Ivor Novello's last musical.
The season opens with the first production in over 60 years of R.C. Sherriff's The White Carnation, running from 26 November to 21 December 2013. This will be accompanied by a new play Operation Crucible by Kieran Knowles. Set against the backdrop of the Sheffield Blitz, it will run on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays from 1-17 December 2013.
January sees the world premiere of new musical Lost Boy by Phil Wilmott. Described as a "dark sequel to Peter Pan", it runs from 31 December 2013 to 25 January 2014. From 5-21 January 2014 the theatre will host the professional world premiere of Ivor Novello's last musical Valley of Song.
The season closes with two new works; Carthage by Chris Thompson, which is about the care system, runs from 28 January to 28 February 2014 and The Domino Heart by Canadian playwright Matthew Edison runs from 2-18 February 2014.
The Finborough has also introduced a new series, entitled TheGreatWar100, which will present works commemorating the centenary of the First World War over the next five years.