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James Wallwork - Operation Crucible

Tue, 8 May 2018

JAMES WALLWORK is currently across the pond performing OPERATION CRUCIBLE, at Theatre 59E59 as part of the Brits off Broadway season.

Click HERE to find out more about Operation Crucible and Brits off Brodway.

"Sheffield was on fire. It was glowing orange, like hell, like a furnace, like steel."

On the December 12, 1940, during World War II, a single bomb reduced the Marples Hotel, which stood proudly in Fitzalan Square in Sheffield, from seven stories to just 15 feet of rubble. Only one of the ten compartments in the hotel's cellars withstood the blast. Trapped within it were four men.

This is their story, from beginning to end...