A Serious Play About World War II


Willis & Vere have decided to adapt the memoirs of a Holocaust survivor in an attempt to win a Fringe First Award. But it turns out creating serious Fringe theatre isn't such an easy task...

A comedy farce about pretentiousness and the tragedies of war.

A Serious Play About World War II has been written and directed by Willis & Vere.


"Outstanding" ★★★★★ (The Wee Review)

"Amazing" ★★★★★ (LondonTheatre1)

"Brilliant" ★★★★★ (Get the Chance)

"Seriously funny" ★★★★ (Chortle)

“Hugely funny” ★★★★ (The Stage)

“Hysterical” ★★★★ (EdFringeReview)


GeorgeGeorge Vere

AdamAdam Willis

Ian | Ian Coulter

Policeman | Martin Cooper-Langham

PolicewomanNatalie Hughes

Mr Günzberg Ian Macnaughton

Technician | Sebastian Calver


NarratorJames Randle

Previous Tour Dates

Edinburgh / Underbelly Cowgate (2018)

Kingston / The Rose Theatre (2018)

London / Mirth, Marvel & Maud (2018)

Brighton / The Warren (2018)

Birmingham / The Old Joint Stock (2018)

Leeds / stage@leeds (2018)

Leicester / Attenborough Arts Centre (2018)

London / VAULT Festival (2018)