This Year, Next Year

Written by:

Norah Harding

Cast Size:
7

Roles For:

  • Men: 2
  • Women: 5

Genre:

Drama

Themes:

Family
Parenthood
World War II

Length:

120 min.

Synopsis:

“Set in Bournemouth, England, in 1944, a moving story that will evoke both laughter and tears, of a mother and her three daughters living and loving during the last month of WWII.” (From the CPO¬†Website)

Characters:

MUM (MAGGIE), age 50

IVY, age 26

NORAH, age 20

SHEILAH, age 18

UNCLE HARRY, age 48

AUNT GIRLIE, age 46

A Canadian soldier appears in the window at the end of the play.

First Produced:

1995, Blyth Festival

Resources:

Available through the CPO Website.

Notes:

Norah Harding’s play Sometime, Never, a follow-up to This Year, Next Year, can be found on PLEDGE here.