Date(s) - 07/06/2019
The Swallow Theatre
Tickets : £12.50
www.swallowtheatre.co.uk | Box Office : 01988 850368
The incredible true story of a missing World War II soldier and prisoner of war.
In Loyal Companyis the incredible true story of missing World War II soldier and prisoner of war Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew, David William Bryan.
May 1941. Hitler’s bombs rain on Liverpool. Local packer, Arthur Robinson, joins up becoming a private in the 18th reconnaissance division. Deployed to Singapore, his ship is destroyed by Japanese dive bombers on arrival. Arthur is declared missing. This extraordinary true story of survival is a tour-de-force war epic.
Approximately 70 minutes with no interval.
Recommended age 10+ (a couple of swear words, gunshots/explosions, and war content).
Not only a masterpiece of war storytelling but also a masterpiece of storytelling in general – ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
A fascinating yet highly poignant new insight into the war – ★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter
Far from being a tale about pomp and circumstance, and doing one’s patriotic duty, In Loyal Company is rooted in the humanity of its characters – both at home and abroad – and the lengths one would go through to protect all that we cherish – ★★★★★ Breaking The Fourth Wall
A truly stunning performance – ★★★★★ Fringe Guru
Touching and humbling – ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide
A must see show – ★★★★★ Southside Advertiser