Manchester School of Theatre presents

Barnbow Canaries

by Alice Nutter

As the Great War gathers pace, Agnes and her sister Edith revel in their new-found independence and prosperity as workers in the Barnbow munitions factory.

Not only does their danger money buy them a new life of confidence, men, work and politics, but the thrill of a new future, full of fun, friendship and freedom.

In the wake of the 1916 factory explosion, the women discover the true cost of the cry for ‘More Shells!’

  • Running time 2 hour 5 mins (including a 20 min interval)
  • The show contains strobe lighting, smoking, stage smoke, and load sound effects

£10 Full / £6 Conc