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Stalag Happy Third Man Theatre

stalag happy

by eddie elks& 

dan frost

Stalag Happy is the award winning play based on the true story of the artists Sir Terry Frost and Adrian Heath whilst interned in the WWII PoW Camp Stalag 383. Stalag Happy is a real-life tale of the human spirit’s ability to find art and beauty in the most terrible and unlikely of conditions. Written and performed by Eddie Elks and Dan Frost (Grandson of the late Sir Terry Frost).




Eddie Elks

Dan Frost




Writers Eddie Elks and Dan Frost

Director Eddie Elks

Producer Third Man Theatre 

Design Eddie Elks

Set Build Jim Evans

Art Work Jon Wearne/ Steve Tanner






MUST SEE! - The Stage


“Stalag Happy is a little work of art.” Edinburgh Guide ★★★★★


one4review ★★★★★


“This play is a fine piece of art in itself.” Oxford Theatre Review ★★★★★


“A joy to watch... remarkably powerful.” Leeds Guide


“Hysterical, enthralling and thought-provoking.” The West Briton


“As thought provoking as it was touching... Well worth seeing twice.” The Cornishman


Previous Shows



7th - 8th Oct Leamington Spa Art Gallery

10th Oct Exchange Gallery, Penzance

11th Oct Newlyn Art Gallery



1st - 2nd Dec Half Moon Pub, Herne Hill, London

29th Nov Stahl Theatre, Oundle

24th Nov Sundail Theatre, Cirencester

18th - 19th Nov Arts Alive Rural Touring, Shropshire/Herefordshire

11th Nov Worcester College

9th Nov Eton College

8th Nov Northwall Theatre, Oxford

5th Nov Courtyard Theatre Studio, Hereford

4th Nov Derby Theatre

3rd Nov Arc Theatre, Trowbridge

22nd Oct Lichfield Garrick Studio

21st Oct Phoenix Theatre, Hampshire

19th - 20th Oct Brewhouse Theatre, Taunton

18th Oct Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis

4th Oct Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

26th 29th Sept The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

4th - 5th March The Carriage Works, Leeds

3rd March The Little Theatre, Skipworth



13th Nov Kempley Village Hall

17th Sept St. Mawes Chapel

15th Sept St. Ives Arts Club, St. Ives September Festival

2nd - 6th July The Pump House, Aldeburgh

27th Feb Acorn Arts Club, Penzance



4th Dec Pamber Heath Village Hall

21st Nov Mylor Theatre, Truro

7th Nov St. Peter’s Hall, Newlyn

6th Nov Collingbourne Ducis Hall

31st Oct Compton Bassett Village Hall

30th Oct Whitley Methodist Church

24th Oct Fovant Village Hall

17th Oct Goathurst Village Hall

16th Oct Ashbrittle Village Hall

9th Oct Tolmein Centre, Constantine

3rd Oct Mary Tavy Village Hall

2nd Oct Bow Village Hall

1st Oct Blackawton Village Hall

6th - 30th Aug The Underbelly, Edinburgh Festival

15th - 26th July New End Theatre, London

28th February - 1st March St. Ives Arts Club



6th November Deda Theatre, Derby

5th - 6th Sept Acorn Theatre, Penzance

25th - 26th Aug Colour House Theatre, London 

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