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By Deborah McAndrew

Tomorrow morning, you and Frank Armitage have become wed. in my view, marriage is blind optimism at any time, yet specially in wartime. it is an act of faith.

Taking its name from a line in Philip Larkin's poem 'MCMXIV', An August financial institution vacation Lark explores the effect of the 1st international conflict on a rural neighborhood in East Lancashire.

Set within the idyllic summer season of 1914 rural Lancashire, every body in the neighborhood is happy approximately Wakes week; a leisure from box and mill and a party of the Rushbearing competition with making a song, dating, ingesting and dancing. The looming conflict slightly registers . . . however it will.

Through the lens of conventional rural existence, the play follows the tales of the folks of the village and witnesses their own transitions from exuberance to touching naivety as they deal with their loss with braveness and humanity.

An August financial institution vacation Lark received its international most suitable on 7 February 2014, in a traveling creation via Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre.

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