‘La Boiselle’ with Sean Godfrey
01 Jul

The Capture of La Boisselle (1–6 July 1916) was a tactical incident during the Battle of Albert, the name given by the British to the first two weeks of the Battle of the Somme. 

Image: Soldiers of 'A' Company, 11th Battalion, the Cheshire Regiment, occupy a captured German trench at Ovillers-la-Boisselle on the Somme. In this photograph one man keeps sentry duty, looking over the parados and using an improvised fire step cut into the back slope of the trench, while his comrades rest. Public Domain.  IWM (Q 3990)

The Alnwick Playhouse, Bondgate Without, Alnwick NE66 1PQ
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