Custard Boys, The



  • Release Date: 23 Feb, 2019
  • Writer Glenn Chandler
  • Date 2012
  • Country England (UK)
  • Language English



Written by Glenn Chandler, adapted from the novel by John Rae

A group of London schoolboys are evacuated during the blitz to the Norfolk countryside and find themselves embroiled in a different kind of war with a local gang. It also explores a love affair between an English boy, John Curlew, and a young half-German refugee Oliver Grimm, a relationship that ignites hostility. When the boys attempt to stage a mock execution with real rifles, tragedy is inevitable. It won the SoSoGay Magazine Award for Best New Theatre Production of that year.

Presented by Boys of the Empire Productions: Tabard Theatre, London, 2012

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