Great reviews for final show of season!
In just ten days during the First World War, the Lancashire town of Accrington sent a thousand of its men and boys to serve King and Country; in just ten minutes in July 1916, most of them were slaughtered on the Somme.
Our final show in the Autumn Winter season, THE ACCRINGTON PALS tells the story of how the women left behind in the Lancashire town had to redefine their whole community, in a funny and moving exploration of sex, class, dependence and freedom.
"We are all crossing no-man's land now."
'James Dacre's profoundly moving production... fine performances in a play that induces a retrospective rage at the tragic waste of so much local pride and patriotism.' The Guardian
'There is real warmth in the relationships established on stage and this is real credit to the actors involved... a theatrical treat'
. The Public Reviews'A brilliant ensemble piece' Manchester Evening News'a cast of extremely likable characters, and an incredible set, The Accrington Pals is a great end to the Royal Exchange’s Autumn/Winter season.' The Good Review
And our and fans have also fell in love with this poignant drama...
Accrington Pals is an incredible production.Faultless performances,intricate direction in a play that is sadly still resonant
Brilliant Accrington Pals - really fantastic performances and smells and rain and etc etc. Go and see it
Accrington Pals is an astonishing, beautiful revival- James Dacre and Jon Fensome creates the most vivid world with cracking cast
Great production of "The Accrington Pals" tonight - we loved it! (and yr7&8 say you got the accents spot on!)
Absolutely brilliant. Highly recommended
Just watched Accrington Pals, amazing and definately worth seeing, made you laugh and cry at the same time
I cannot praise Accrington Pals highly enough. A brilliant play, wonderful actors, technically amazing. I look forward to what should be excellent press reviews
23 Jan 13