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Arthur Smith: SYD

Arthur Smith 

The Warren: The McElderry  |  Comedy |  Age 16+

Event Tags: Storytelling, Comedy, Theatre

The story of an ordinary man who lived through extraordinary times, told with love, laughter and song. Syd Smith fought at El Alamein, became a POW and ended the war in the notorious Colditz Castle in Germany. In the 1950s, PC Syd patrolled London's South Bank and met a gallery of characters whom he tried his best not to arrest. Arthur tells this 20th-century story with laughter, music reflections and a hilarious photo. "Rather lovely" (The Times) "A touching and funny tribute to Arthur Smith's own father. Beautiful" ***** (

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