Three Days In May at Trafalgar Studios from 31 Oct 2011
Warren Clarke stars in Three Days In May opens 2 Nov 2011, following previews from 31 Oct - running to 3 Mar 2012.
Written by Ben Brown, directed by Alan Strachan, produced by Bill Kenwright .
Cast includes Warren Clarke (Winston Churchil), Jeremy Clyde(Lord Halifax), Robert Demeger (Neville Chamberlain), James Alper (Jock Colville), Dicken Ashworth (Arthur Greenwood), Timothy Knightley (Paul Reynaud), Paul Ridley (General Dill), Michael Sheldon (Clement Attlee).
Warren Clarke has been starring on stage, television and the big screen for over four decades. His wide ranging credits include most recently Jim Flynn in the BBC TV series In With The Flynns; three series of Down to Earth (starring opposite Pauline Quirke); and of course playing Dalziel in no less than 12 series of the BBC TV series Dalziel and Pascoe. Three Days in May marks Warren Clarke's return to the stage for the first time in over a decade.
Three Days In May takes us behind the doors of Number Ten during three of the most pivotal days in British history when, extraordinarily, giving in to Hitler was considered by some to be a viable option. Having urgently assembled the British war cabinet, the new Prime Minister is suddenly confronted with an intense game of political chess as he tries to persuade peace treaty supporters, including Neville Chamberlain, that Britain must fight to the death. Divided on whether to negotiate terms through Mussolini or escalate the battle against fascism alone, one man has to make a monumental decision which will shape the future of the free world…