‘They came to help. They stayed to die.’

One of the least known stories of the First World War. The moving and surprising story of the Chinese Labour Corps, who volunteered to travel thousands of miles to help in a war they knew little about. Loyalty, colonialism and romance combine in this new play based on true events.

Written by Ian Henery – for further information visit ianhenerypoet.com

Playing from the 1-5 February at The Blue Orange Theatre in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. Get tickets at The Blue Orange Theatre