Theatre On The Edge presents Dan Billany: Made In Hull. Thu 9 – Fri 10 Mar 2017

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    hallblithe
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    Teacher and writer, Dan Billany, known for his freedom of thought and life as a rule-breaker, disappeared without a trace in World War II. He left behind the manuscripts of two novels that became international best sellers. The Trap was hailed as a wartime classic, whilst The Cage tells of Billany’s emotional relationship with fellow POW David Dowie.

    Billany’s story is courageous and romantic, a story of its time. Theatre On The Edge brings the man to life on stage through readings, drama, live music and multimedia. The production coincides with a display mounted by Hull University, at the History Centre.

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    ALB
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    DId you mention this because Dan Billany was a member of the SPGB for a couple of years. See (scroll down):http://www.worldsocialism.org/spgb/socialist-standard/2000s/2000/no-1151-july-2000/book-reviews

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    hallblithe
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    I mentioned Billany as he was a member for several years during the early 30's, not because of THe Trap…

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