Commissioned by 14-18 NOW, produced by Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the National Theatre, with 9 lead theatre partners across the UK.













Supporting Theatres

This project was supported by 16 arts organisations.















Lead Team

Senior Associate Director

Emily Lim

Costume Supervisor

Anna Lewis

Costume Supervisor

Helen Johnson

Lead Company Manager

Ruth Morgan

Lead Participation Programme

Steve Ball


Jennifer Crook

Senior Producer

Pádraig Cusack


‘we’re here because we’re here’ was made possible by an Ambition for Excellence Award from Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund, with additional support from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Creative Scotland and Art Fund. 14-18 NOW is principally funded by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England, and by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Media partner: BBC. Thanks also to Rail Delivery Group, Network Rail, Avenue Litho and Hero.