New Diorama Theatre
Thu 17 Feb 2022
7:30 pm
Captioned by Stagetext
The Winston Machine image

Keep calm. Carry on. Blitz it out. Dig for history. Death to the beaches.
At the height of the Blitz, Charlotte is in a passionate affair with a Spitfire pilot, fighting fascism in red lipstick and living each day like her last.
Eighty years later, her granddaughter Becky is stuck in her hometown, cooking dinners for her dad and singing old songs at other people’s weddings, dreaming of a better time.
The 1940s are more real to Becky than her life, but when a friend moves back to town, she’s forced to face the present. What happens when there’s no war left to fight?
An intimate family saga, The Winston Machine is an unmissable new state-of-the-nation show from internationally-renowned company Kandinsky (Dinomania, Trap Street, Still Ill).