1917. After protesting against the continuance of the war, poet and military cross winner Siegfried Sassoon is sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital to silence him. There he meets shell shocked.
Lt Wilfred Owen and they begin a friendship that trandforms them both and creates some of the twentieth century's greatest war poetry, including Anthem For Doomed Youth. Both return to the front, Sassoon is shot in the head but survives, Owen is machine gunned to death a week before the Armistice.
Find out more about the venue for your show: Directions, Transport options and facilities.
(5mins) Head left on the main road Strand. Follow Trafalgar Square around onto Whitehall and the theatre’s on your right.