The Wipers Times
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The Wipers Times Tickets

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  • Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme. Following a sell-out tour, The Wipers Times returns to the West End's Arts Theatre this Autumn.

    In a bombed out building during the First World War in the Belgian town of Ypres (mispronounced Wipers by British soldiers), two officers discover a printing press and create a newspaper for the troops. Far from being a sombre journal about life in the trenches, they produced a resolutely cheerful, subversive and very funny newspaper designed to lift the spirits of the men on the front line.

    Defying enemy bombardment, gas attacks and the disapproval of many of the top Brass, The Wipers Times rolled off the press for two years and was an extraordinary tribute to the resilience of the human spirit in the face of overwhelming adversity.

    At London's Arts Theatre from 16 October to 01 December 2018, book The Wipers Times tickets today!

    *Please note: recommended for ages 12+

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    6-7 Great Newport Street,
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    4 stars
    ' A bright, bouncy comic strip of a show that raises a sincere salute to the soldiers'

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