Current track
Title
Artist

Background

The Last Post: a play about a Lincolnshire family in WW1

Written by on 11th November 2014

The Last Post: a play about a Lincolnshire family in WW1

 
 
00:00 /
 
1X
 

This play taking place at Lincoln Drill Hall and looks at the Beechey family, of which only three out of eight men survived the Great War.

Using 300 letters they sent home, the show remembers the courage and sacrifice of a Lincoln family that lost five sons in the fighting.

The play opens on 12 November 2014 and Siren’s Guy Petheram spoke to Artistic Director Janie Smith at their final rehearsal to find out more. Click listen above to hear the full story.