Come with us 100 years in the past to the muddy and nightmarish trenches of France. The story of the Australian involvement at the decisive WW1 battle of Villers-Bretonneux, in 1918. A journey of sacrifice, mate-ship and a will to survive that guided the ANZACs through the horrors of the Western Front, while questioning the price of victory.
"Echoes of Villers-Bretonneux" is writer-performer Shane Palmer's first foray into solo-performance, and looks to examine how these men managed to survive in the worst environment on earth for a cause that offered them very little reward.
Directed by Robert Johnson, founder and artistic-director of Burning House.
Debuting at the Courthouse Hotel, the production hopes to shine a light on a much-untold part of WW1 and explore the real meaning behind 'Lest We Forget'.
Warning: Contains moderate coarse language, adult themes(violence)