Tag Archive: Journey’s End

Journey’s End Production

Micheldever Journey's End Poster

The St Mary’s Church and Micheldever Variety Group are performing R C Sherriff’s play, Journey’s End, on 22nd – 25th October, 2014. Performance starts at 8pm in St Mary’s Church, Micheldever, SO21 3DB. Tickets are available from the Micheldever Store or the ticket line on 07873 181228 and are priced at £10.00 per person and […]

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One Man and a Boat Club

Journey's End Programme

It is a fairly well known story that R C Sherriff wrote his play, Journey’s End, to raise money for his rowing club. Or at least, that is what most people think. So, how exactly did this come about, and is the story really true? After the First World War, Sherriff had gone back to […]

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Journey’s End – Interviews

Journey's End, Guildford - Group photo

Back in 2008, when we were informed that there was to be a production of R C Sherriff’s Journey’s End at the Electric Theatre in Guildford, we approached the producer, Sean McNamara and he agreed that we could interview the cast during rehearsals. Our main aim during these interviews was to see how the actors […]

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War Memorial at Esher

War Memorial at Esher, Surrey

The war memorial at Esher in Surrey, stands on the Green near to Christ Church, a Victorian Gothic building whose tall spire dominates the surroundings. It takes the form of a simple stone cross, mounted on an octagonal tapering column. This stands on an octagonal plinth, which bears the names and inscriptions of the local […]

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A treat at… The Wheatsheaf on the Green

The Wheatsheaf on the Green, Esher

During our visit to Esher, we decided to stop for lunch at the Wheatsheaf on the Green. Overlooking the green, on which the war memorial stands, this was a surprisingly quiet spot to enjoy lunch, away from the bustle of the High Street. We were lucky with the weather and it was warm enough to […]

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Sherriff’s War

R C Sherriff

This account of R C Sherriff’s activities in the First World War, is based upon the numerous letters which he sent to his mother during his training and service on the Western Front, as well as official military records. For reasons of censorship, once Sherriff had embarked for France, he gave no details as to […]

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