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Days of hope


Musique: Howard Goodall
Paroles: Howard Goodall
Livret: Renata Allen

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Days of Hope is set in Spain in 1939, in the dying moments of the Spanish Civil War. The story begins with a family celebrating the marriage of the daughter, Sofia, to an English volunteer, but the wedding meal is tinged with anger at Franco and his fascists. They plan to escape that night to England with Sofia's groom, Stanley, but before the plan is executed, various visitors over the course of the evening bring different perspectives upon their condemnation of Franco, of Mussolini and Hitler for their intervention, and ofBritain’s non-intervention... The family ends up being torn apart, trying to decide whether to flee or stay and fight.

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