Alone – and facing death

A POWERFUL and poignant play set against the background of the First World War is being staged at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre this week.

Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn.

In this one-man play the role of Tommo, who looks back over his short life, is taken by acclaimed actor Michael Quartley.

Performances are tomorrow at 1pm, Friday at 10am and Saturday at 1pm and 7pm.

Tickets £8 for adults and £12 for children.

Call the box office on (01253) 290190.