The play, which is timed to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the beginning of World War II on 3 September, is an adaptation of Nina Bawden’s best-selling 1973 novel based on her own childhood experiences as an evacuee in Wales during the War.
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The Novel Theatre production of Carrie's War premiered in 2006 at the Lilian Baylis Theatre at Sadler’s Wells. Adaptor Emma Reeves’ previous credits include the Novel adaptation of Louise May Alcott’s Little Women, which had a West End run at the Duchess Theatre in 2004.
It continues at the Apollo to 12 September 2009.