Jul 23 • 21M

Part 4: Granny Peters' Gooseberries

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It is 1940. Two boys from London, Terry and Jack, aged seven and eleven, are being evacuated to escape German bombing. They end up in Cornwall, where they spend the next four years. The intensely moving musical by Terence Frisby tells the unforgettable story of those boys and their "second childhood". Full of surprising humour and memorable songs, this is a unique portrait of an extraordinary time in British history. "Enchanting, profoundly moving and delightful," Charles Spencer, the Telegraph. Starring John Owen-Jones, Katie Secombe, Rosie Cavaliero, Marcia Warren, Evie Hoskins, Ian Virgo, James Clyde, Peter Temple and others.
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Punching cows, letters home to mum and the facts of life are among Terry’s adventures in this episode, part 4 of Kisses on a Postcard.

Plus Jack, Terry, Elsie and Frank Emmet attempt to steal Granny Peters’ gooseberries. Includes the songs Dearest Mum and (the astonishingly beautiful). There Was An Old Lady.

Starring John Owen-Jones, Katy Secombe, Evie Hoskins, Daisy Mortimer and Marcia Warren. Adapted, directed and produced by Dominic Frisby.

Order original Kisses on a Postcard CDs here.

Kisses on a Postcard, the intensely moving musical by Terence Frisby, tells the story of two boys in WWII - Terry and Jack, aged seven and eleven, who, to escape German bombing, are evacuated from their family in south-east London to a tiny village in Cornwall, where they spend the next four years.

Full of surprising humour and memorable songs, this is unique portrait of an extraordinary time in British history.

“Enchanting, profoundly moving and delightful,” Charles Spencer, the Telegraph.