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Le Grand Return

By Alan Stockdill

It’s 1994 and the 50th Anniversary of D-Day looms.  Tommy, Alf and Edwin are incarcerated in Coldrick Nursing Home with failing health but great camaraderie. In spite of his ever-worsening heart condition, D-Day veteran, Tommy is determined to break out and make good his wartime promise to rejoin his old comrades on the Normandy beaches.

A heart-warming, often hilarious adventure.

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Cast

Tommy – Ian Perks
Alf – Ian Crickett
Edwin – John Tanner
Matron/Customs Officer/Yvette – Alayne Whitworth

Crew

Director – Verity Mann
Set Design – Verity Mann, Keith Begley
Set Construction – Keith Begley, Mike Clegg
Stage Manager – Colin Watt
Lighting – Tim Newbold
Sound – Michael Powis
Costume – Verity Mann & The Team
Props – Laura Rothwell
Prompt – Frank Boocock

Acknowledgements

Stoneswood Nursing Home for loan of Zimmer frame
Charlie Middlewood for loan of golf clubs and trolley.