About This Show

Private Peaceful tells the heart-wrenching story of Tommo, a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night he relives his short but vivid past: his terrifying first day at school; the accident in the forest that killed his father; late-night poaching with Molly, the love of his life; and the battles and injustices of war that have brought him to the Front Line. Age 8+

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: 28 June 2022 Final Performance: 02 July 2022
Location: Southend Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea

430 London Road,



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John Dougall Father/Colonel/Chaplain
Tom Kanji Munnings/Doctor/Grandma Wolf
Emma Manton Miss McAllister
Daniel Rainford Thomas 'Tommo' Peaceful