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Operation Mincemeat

Southwark Playhouse, London
Operation Mincemeat
Southwark Playhouse, London

The year is 1943 and we’re losing the war. Luckily, we’re about to gamble all our futures on a stolen corpse.

Operation Mincemeat is Singin’ in the Rain meets Strangers on a Train, Noel Fielding meets Noel Coward. Join us in discovering the fast-paced, hilarious and unbelievable true story of the twisted secret mission that won us World War II. The question is, how did a well-dressed corpse wrong-foot Hitler?

Previews from |
23rd July 2021
Opening date |
23rd July 2021
Closes |
7th August 2021
By:
David Cumming, Felix Hagan, Natasha Hodgson, Zoe Roberts
Director:
Donnacadh O’Briain
Songs by:
David Cumming, Felix Hagan, Natasha Hodgson, Zoe Roberts
Lighting:
Sherry Coenen
Design:
Helen Coyston
Choreography:
Jenny Arnold
Costume:
Helen Coyston

Southwark Playhouse Venue Information

Address:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD
Nearest tube:
Elephant & Castle, Borough

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‘Operation Mincemeat’ to return for work-in-progress shows at Southwark Playhouse
Monday, 07 June, 2021, 12:12
The multi-award-winning production Operation Mincemeat will reopen at Southwark Playhouse this summer, after a second run was cancelled last year. Operation Mincemeat will return for 14 work-in-progress performances from 23 July - 7 August. Set in 1943, Operation Mincemeat dramatises an undercover mission that helped lead the British to victory in World War II. The production bills itself as “Singin’ in the Rain meets Strangers on a Train.” Operation Mincemeat is...
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