Date(s) - 01/10/2018 - 06/10/2018

Devonshire Park Theatre, Compton Street, Eastbourne

Monday-Saturday  October 1-6, 7.45pm with 2.30pm matinees on Wednesday and Saturday

Tickets £21-£28.50

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme. In a bombed out building during the First World War in the Belgian town of Ypres (mis-pronounced Wipers by British soldiers), two officers discover a printing press and create a newspaper for the troops. Defying both authority and gas attacks, it proves a huge success with the troops on the Western Front. Picture: Kirsten McTernan.

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