Birdsong (play)

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Birdsong was a 2010 adaptation of the novel of the same title by Sebastian Faulks. The text was written by Rachel Wagstaff and the premiere production directed by Trevor Nunn. That production began previews at the Comedy Theatre in London on September 18, 2010, and opened on September 28, 2010.[1] The West End stage production's cast included Ben Barnes as Stephen Wraysford, Genevieve O'Reilly as Isabelle, Nicholas Farrell as René Azaire, Iain Mitchell as Bérard, Lee Ross as Jack Firebrace and Zoe Waites as Jeanne. Other cast members included Owain Arthur, Billy Carter, Florence Hall, Paul Hawkyard, Gregg Lowe, Joe Coen, Jack Hawkins, James Staddon and Annabel Topham.[2] The play closed on January 15, 2011.


  1. ^ Bamigboye, Baz (18 June 2010). "It's About to Get Busy on the Western Front". London: Daily Mail. 
  2. ^ "Casting: Birdsong Starring Ben Barnes". West End Theatre. 9 August 2010.