Birdsong

West Yorkshire Playhouse announces new season
By Hannah Giles

The Playhouse's 2015 programme aims to put the world in local perspective

Birdsong (Tour - York Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers

Rachel Wagstaff's stage adaptation of Sebastian Faulks' 1993 novel, Birdsong, is a "good-looking, ambitious production"

Birdsong (Tour - Birmingham)
By Jonathan Wright

Marking the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, Birdsong, based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks, begins its tour in Birmingham

How are theatres across the country commemorating the Great War?

This year marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War, an anniversary that is being recognised at theatres across the UK

Catherine Love: Commemorating conflict

Theatres around the country are rushing to mark the centenary of the First World War, but how many of these shows really have something to say about the conflict?

Sebastian Faulks cameos in Birdsong tour
By Editorial Staff
The author of the bestselling novel will appear in the production for one night only
Birdsong (tour - Oldham)
An adaptation of a book does not always make a satisfying play. Too often the words and characters remain rooted to the page and numerous short scenes can result in a very fractured ...