Preview of this Friday’s production at the Stables Theatre, Hastings: Nelson: The Sailors’ Story

Amidst the smoke and din of battle, a surgeon, a midshipman, a gunner and a powder monkey aboard HMS Victory strive to destroy the combined fleets of France and Spain. Their fate, and that of their country, lies in the hands of one man – Horatio Nelson.

Tuesday, 21st April 2015, 3:52 pm

For 200 years, Vice Admiral, the Right Honourable, the Viscount Nelson KB, has stood on his column in Trafalgar Square, watching the world and its many changes – good and bad. But what happened to the “tars” who served with him? Through their eyes, and Nelson himself, we find out what it was really like at Trafalgar.

Written and performed by Nicholas Collett. Directed by Gavin Robertson.

Original soundtrack by Danny Bright.

Friday 24th April at 7.30.

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