Tuesday, July 16

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Their Finest Hour – Waterloo East Theatre
London

Their Finest Hour – Waterloo East Theatre

"Never was so much owed by so many to so few." Churchill's famous speech highlighting the role of the RAF crews whose sorties and bombing raids did much to help bring the Second World War to an end, has become one of his most legendary moments. Writer Steve Darlow bases his play on hundreds of interviews conducted with the real-life pilots, air- and ground-crew who lived this story, the men and women who served in the RAF, The Few.  Told through narration, the songs of the period and war poetry, this is an emotive piece that is both of that period of history and a tribute to the RAF personnel who served so heroically.  The story starts on the day of RAF pilot Bert's funeral, as his family go through his things after finding a suitcase of photos and memorabilia that chart Bert...