1915: Dead in the Water

22 - 23 November 2016, 19:30
Mumford Theatre

propaganda poster from 1915 calling for recruits in the wake of Lusitania sinking

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Following on from their successful 2014 production 1914: Assassination Before Lunch, Anglia Ruskin Creative continues the Great War Cycle by Sean Lang with this exploration of the decision to sink the Cunard passenger liner, the Lusitania.

When the ruthless German naval chief, Admiral von Tirpitz, proposes a U-boat blockade of the British Isles he effectively condemns the liner to death, raising the thorny ethical dilemma of whether civilians can be a proper target in war – and whether his action will force the United States into the war?

A thoughtful and moving exploration of one of the most controversial decisions of the First World War.

Suitable for ages 14+

Presented by Anglia Ruskin Creative

Event Details

22 - 23 November 2016, 19:30
Mumford Theatre
Mumford Theatre
Tickets: £12.00 (£10.00 concessions) Further discounts apply for Anglia Ruskin students & staff
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