John Kirk is a storyteller and drama facilitator specialising in drama workshops and theatre for young people. No longer available.

“They’ve gone now, and I’m alone at last.  I have the whole night ahead of me, and I won’t waste a single moment of it… I want tonight to be long, as long as my life…”

Join Private Thomas Peaceful as he remembers his life and times, and his part in a war that would change his life forever.

John Kirk is a storyteller and drama facilitator specialising in drama workshops and theatre for young people.This storytelling lasts 35-40 minutes and is suitable for 7+.

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Synopsis of the Story and Presentation

The Peaceful brothers face many challenges together: the loss of their Father, the tyranny of their Aunt, their school and the Colonel but how will they face The Great War?  A moving story about friendship and sacrifice during the war to end all wars.  Presented in an assembly/conference style.

Testimonials

“One of the best events we’ve had at the library…”

Librarian, Southfields Library (April 2014)

 

“Brilliant! Sad story beautifully performed.”

Audience member, Wood Green Library (May 2014)

John Kirk is a storyteller and drama facilitator specialising in drama workshops and theatre for young people.

“All in all, it was a terrific and accessible way of presenting a very complex range of themes and human emotion whilst leaving much to the imagination of the children.”  

Teacher, St Luke’s Primary School, Kingston Library (May 2014)