Only the Brave, a Musical that Focuses on Soldiers Before D-Day

I haven’t had a chance to view this as I am on a low bandwidth connection at present. I saw a reference (Only The Brave, new British musical to be streamed for free) to the British musical “Only the Brave” a couple of weeks ago. The play is the story of a group of British soldiers in the days before the June 6th D-Day landings.

The play focuses on a small company training to take Pegasus Bridge. The primary characters are Captain John Howard, Lieutenant Denholm Brotheridge, and their wives. A production of the play at the Millenium Centre, Cardiff, Wales was recorded in 2016 by Advision TV.

I thought that this was something a little different to share. The 2:18:09, 4.7Gb (at 1080p)  video might give you something different to watch as we are ‘sheltering-in-place’ from COVID-19.


Further Reading

  1. Only The Brave, new British musical to be streamed for free
  3. Only the Brave

If you are interested in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Sources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 380 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds and other sources with information on the World War II-era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

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