The incredible true story of missing World War II soldier and prisoner of War Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew, David William Bryan.
May 1941. Hitler’s bombs rain on Liverpool. Local packer, Arthur Robinson, joins up becoming a private in the 18th reconnaissance division. Deployed to Singapore, his ship is destroyed by Japanese dive bombers on arrival. Arthur is declared missing. This extraordinary true story of survival is a tour-de-force war epic.
Having premiered at Edinburgh Fringe in 2018, selling out 30 shows in 27 days, they are touring extensively in 2019 and coming to the Cornerstone Arts Centre in Friday May 17.
“Far from being a tale about pomp and circumstance, and doing one’s patriotic duty, In Loyal Company is rooted in the humanity of its characters – both at home and abroad – and the lengths one would go through to protect all that we cherish”
★★★★★ – Breaking The Fourth Wall
“Not only a masterpiece of War storytelling but also a masterpiece of storytelling in general”
★★★★★ – Broadway Baby
“Touching and humbling”
★★★★★ – British Theatre Guide
★★★★★ – Edinburgh Guide
“A fresh sense of humanity”
★★★★ – The Stage
“A truly stunning performance”
★★★★★ – Fringe Guru
“A gripping, moving tale about the limits of human endurance and the strength of young people’s spirits”
★★★★ – The Spy in The Stalls
Tickets for In Loyal Company are priced from £5 to £13.50 and are available from the Box Office on 01235 515144 or online at www.cornerstone-arts.org.