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Somewhere in England

Somewhere in England by Eastern Angles Theatre at the Hungate Church, Beccles Review published in the Eastern Daily Press, 14 March 2016 Eastern Angles Theatre Company have a unique style making drama from history of our region. Their latest is a study of American GIs ‘somewhere in England’ during the war, when they brought Coca Cola, chewing gum and their culture. It’s about their relationship with locals, particularly through a black man from Alabama, grippingly played by Nathanael Campbell with a woman (the excellent Georgia Brown) and a teenager (lively Grace Osborn). Through a doomed love story Polly Wiseman sensitively explores the forgotten battle of the races during the struggle against Nazi tyranny and how the Americans fought for freedom yet enforced legal segregation. Mixed-race Walter White of the organisation to advance ‘coloured people’ had … Read entire article »

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