Conchies!
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Hundreds of thousands marched for peace but when war came, only a few dared to be different. Conchies tells the story of WWII conscientious objectors who refused to fight. Instead they strove to create a community where they could put into practice their beliefs in co-operation and nonviolence while the rest of humanity was smashing itself to bits. 'A powerful evocation; there was honestly not a dry eye in the theatre when I went with my family to watch it' (Damon Albarn). 'An amazing production. Really moving; very informative; a very complex, interesting piece of theatre' (Jim Broadbent).

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