The Shadow Factory

The Shadow Factory $14.99

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Howard Brenton

Published by Nick Hern Books

3 Male 4 Female

Autumn, 1940

The Battle of Britain rages

Southampton is home to Britain's only hope of victory - the Spitfire

But in one of many devastating raids on the town, the Luftwaffe destroy the Woolston Supermarine Spitfire factory

The Government requisitions local businesses to use as shadow factories

But meets resistance ...

Fred Dimmock won't give up his family laundry for anyone

As the Dimmocks and other families struggle to keep control of their lives and livelihoods, a story of chaos, courage and community spirit emerges

This remarkable story of how a city triumphed over adversity opened Southampton's brand-new theatre in February, 2018

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