Sebastian Faulks’ masterpiece Birdsong will be released online in a brand new specially made production on 1 July 2020. This exclusive release marks the 104th year since the Battle of The
Sebastian Faulks’ masterpiece Birdsong will be released online in a brand new specially made production on 1 July 2020. This exclusive release marks the 104th year since the Battle of The Somme which began on 1st July 1916. It will be raising money for The Royal British Legion.
Birdsong was produced on stage between 2013 and 2018 and seen by over 250,000 people around the UK and Ireland. The production has now been re imagined, produced and filmed under lockdown conditions. It reunites the original casts and creative teams in one of the most ambitious online events since live entertainment venues were forced to close due to Covid-19. Featuring narration written and read especially for this versions by Sebastian Faulks, and freshly adapted by Rachel Wagstaff. Birdsong is an epic story of war and romance spanning 9 tumultuous years from 1910-1918. The story takes you into the heart of the Western Front and 60 feet below no mans land into the tunnels where some of the fiercest combat took place out of sight, but rarely out of mind.
Birdsong Online will have a limited release from 7pm on 1 July and will be available for 72 hours. Early Bird tickets booked before 15 June start at £10. Please note only available in the UK.
Subtitles will be available. Ticket info (including a donation to The Royal British Legion) – please note UK viewers only will be able to access the performance:
*Please note all below are suggested donation levels and if you are able please do purchase per viewer*
Standard – £12.50 – available until 1 July at 7pm
Premium – £15 Includes: A digital copy of the programme for Birdsong
Supporter – £25 Includes: Your name added as thanks on the credits, A digital copy of the programme for Birdsong. Must be purchased per credited name and before 25 June.
1 (Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 4 (Saturday) 11:59 pm