Archives - A Matter of Life and Death

Adapted by Tom Morris and Emma Rice
Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Directed by Jan Palmer Sayer

Friday 1st – Saturday 9th November 2013 in the Auditorium

The most wonderfully romantic fantasy on earth… or anywhere else!

A Matter of Life and DeathIt is 1945. A young airman jumps to certain death from his burning aircraft. His last words are to a girl he has never met: “I love you, June. You are life and I’m leaving you.“ Following an angelic blunder, caused by a classic English pea-souper, Peter Carter miraculously survives and finds June in the flesh. But things are not so simple. To stay alive, Peter is forced to take himself, and the heavenly authorities, to the Universal Court of Appeal.

Inspired by Powell and Pressberger’s 1946 film, this wildly romantic tale was first performed at the National Theatre in May 2007.


Tickets are now available for just £11. Buy online or contact the Box Office.

Part of the Barn’s 2013/2014 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club


Figure-Gavin Palmer
Woman-Sharon Jolly
June-Rachel Wallace
Sqn Leader Peter Carter-Michael Keir
Sgt Bob Trubshaw-Rob Wallace
Chief Recorder-Miriam Mellors
Accountant-Nick Jackson
Conductor 71-Chris Janes
Little Girl-Flora Jolly
Dr Frank Reeves-Mel Powell
Dr Phil McEwan-Adam Dryer
Sgt Bellamy-Luke Lilly
Sister-Susan Read
Mr Archer-Des Turner
Judge-Colin Macleod
Father-Bryan Rycroft
Shakespeare-Adam Dryer


Friday 1st – Saturday 9th November 2013

Friday 1st November8.00pm 
Saturday 2nd November8.00pm 
Monday 4th November8.00pm 
Tuesday 5th November8.00pm 
Wednesday 6th November8.00pm 
Thursday 7th November8.00pm 
Friday 8th November8.00pm 
Saturday 9th November2.30pmMatinée
Saturday 9th November8.00pm 

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