Carrie's War


Carrie’s War is on the national curriculum’s recommended reading list for English Key Stages 2 & 3 and also compliments the study of World War II (Key Stage 2).

Carrie’s War is suitable for ages 7+.
The running time is approx 2 hours & 15 minutes including a 20 minute interval.

“Carrie’s War is one of my all-time favourite children’s books. I’m sure this wonderfully imaginative and dramatic stage version will delight an entire new generation of children.” Dame Jacqueline Wilson

“I really enjoyed Carrie’s War and I thought all the actors and actresses were really good and especially James Beddard. The setting was really good. It was my first ever theatre show and was amazing!” Chloe Evetts, Age 10

Download your FREE copy of our Carrie’s War Resource Pack for Teachers >
The Resource Pack includes: background info to Nina Bawden’s Life and Work, background to the Evacuation, American Soldiers in Britain, Britain and the African slave trade; novel & play synopses; the book and the play; classroom activities (History, Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening & Drama); scenes from the play; further reading and web links.

Pre-matinee workshops were offered throughout the tour.