Performed every year since 2006, Words of War seems only to grow in relevance each year. It’s back once again in 2021 to bring life to the world and works of Wilfred Owen. This captivating show reverberates with passion, humour and heartbreak.
This performance follows the life and works of Owen and the influences that led him to become one of the most striking and brilliant voices of his era. This dynamic show takes you through the horror, hopelessness and heroism of conflict; we examine people’s attitudes to war and how, through his poetry, we can come to a better understanding of war today.
Includes the poems: Spring Offensive, Dulce Et Decorum Est, Mental Cases, A Whispered Tale (Siegfried Sassoon), Disabled, Futility, Parable of the Old Man and The Young, Anthem for Doomed Youth and Last Post (Carol Ann Duffy).