Elena, Katia, Olga and the Others @ The Kings Arms, Salford [from 15 to 18 November]

Elena, Katia, Olga and the Others


88
15 - 18
November
19:30 - 21:00

 Facebook event page
The Kings Arms
11 Bloom Street, M3 6AN City of Salford
How would you behave if the city in which you have grown up, worked and made your life suddenly becomes your prison? How would you react if the shops no longer had food for everyone? If your flat no longer had heating, running water and electricity? How would your relations with your family, your friends, your neighbours, be affected when all are in a state of perpetual hunger?

Elena, Katia and Olga have to face these questions. They live in an important city rich in history and culture. Every summer they can leave it to holiday in the countryside. But in June 1941, that life will change dramatically. Hitler invades the Soviet Union, and Leningrad is surrounded by the German army. A siege of the city will start in September that will last 872 days. Elena, Katia, Olga and the Others was inspired by the diaries of women, who lived through this siege, to explore what everyday existence must have been like, and all the dilemmas raise by the struggle for survival in a community cut off from everything.

A censorship of the realities of the blockade was imposed by the Soviet Union for many years. Many records and diaries were destroyed or suppressed, so that the story is unknown to many people to this day and can be a contentious subject still in Russia.

The aim of this play is to bring the story of the siege to a wider audience, and to give a voice to some of the women who endured it.

Full price: £9 Concession: £8

Buy your ticket online: kingsarmssalford.com
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ The Kings Arms:

The Establishment come to Manchester
The Kings Arms
Wear Pearls and Smile
The Kings Arms
Quand j'étais petite, un petit solo show à Manchester
The Kings Arms
Mike Dawes / Jamie Ferguson - Salford
The Kings Arms

The most anticipated events in Manchester :

Manchester Vintage & Street Food Market
Royal Mills
Four Tet Live – Old Granada Studios
Granada Studios
The Streets
O2 Apollo Manchester
Fatboy Slim – The Albert Hall
The Albert Hall
Go Hardwell Or Go Home 2018 - Manchester
Victoria Warehouse
Peep Show Quiz hosted by Big Mad Andy *SOLD OUT*
Band on the Wall
Soul II Soul & Brand New Heavies & Trevor Nelson Full Intention
Bowlers Manchester
Life in Color Manchester - The Worlds Largest Paint Party
Victoria Warehouse
WHP & Kaluki present: Marco Carola at The Albert Hall
The Albert Hall
The most popular events in your news feed!