Garrick Theatre: The Dark Earth and The Light Sky by Nick Dear
Tickets for The Dark Earth and The Light Sky by Nick Dear at Stockport Garrick Theatre
Based on the real life of enigmatic poet Edward Thomas.
Troubled with melancholy and scraping a living deep in the Hampshire countryside with his loving wife and children, he meets American poet Robert Frost in 1913 - and everything changes. As their friendship blossoms, Edward writes, emerging from his cocoon of self-doubt to become one of the most influential poets of the twentieth century.
But, just as Thomas stands on the verge of success, war offers a drastically different path...