PRIVATE PEACEFUL

PRIVATE PEACEFUL

by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Simon Reade

From the pen of Michael Morpurgo, creator of “War Horse”, “Private Peaceful” is the poignant WW1 story of two brothers, divided by love but united by war. This powerful piece of theatre is brought to the stage by the Award Winning Sodbury Players as the nation commemorates the centenary of World War One.

Private Peaceful was published by Harper Collins in 2003.

It was made into a film in October 2012, directed by Pat O’Connor.

AWARDS

Rose Bowl Awards

Won SLX AWARD FOR TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT 

Nominated for JOHN COE AWARD for BEST DRAMATIC PRODUCTION

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

Ross Brown

CAST

CREW

Tommo Peaceful : Sam Frankcom

Charlie Peaceful : Ross Arnot

Molly : Jade Meachin

Young Charlie : Liam Palmer

Young Molly : Holly Pine & Louise Gregor

Mother : Nicky Shipton

Grandma Wolf : Linda Bowden

Big Joe : Louis Cowell

Sgt. Hanley/Father/Pilot/Vicar : David Lord Colonel/Brigadier/Orderly/Chaplain : Simon Carney Capt. Wilkes/Recruitment Ofcer/Doctor : Rob Creer

Pete : Joe Moore

Nipper : Josh Wrighton

Les : Dan Gregor

Mr Munnings : Stan Ward

Lt. Buckland: Milo Cridge

Miss MacAllister : Jacqui Coventry

Anna : Roisin Hall

Estaminet Owner : Sue Bridgeman

German Soldier : Ryan Carroll & Kirk Clifford

Barmaid : Olivia Press

Molly’s Mother : Ros Kent

Toothless Old Lady : Margaret Ward

Ensemble : Sammy Rose, Louise Gregor, Lillie Brownlie

Singing Girls : Kayleigh Rose, Abi Hurford, Rhiannon Williamson, & Amber Langley

Produced & Directed by Ross Brown and Maggie Allsopp

Stage Manager : Rob Owen

Asst. Stage Manager : Kirk Clifford

Set Design : Rob Owen

Set Constructon : Rob Owen, Michael Knight, Steve Crump, Annete Crump & Phil Lovell

Lightng : Tom Boase

Sound : Stephen Bashford & Ross Brown

Special FX : Debbie Bashford

Costumes : Karen Smith & Kayleigh Rose

Props : Maggie Allsopp assisted by members of the group Miltary Props: Jade, Jamie and John Meachin

Make-Up : Roisin Hall & Ashley Russell

Prompt : Kirk Cliford

Box Office : Lucy Cragg

Poster & Programme Design : Rob Creer

Publicity : Ross Arnot assisted by members of the group Front of House : Sarah Dixon assisted by members of the group

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