Billy Bishop Goes to WarHD Closed Captioning
Barbara Willis Sweete
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About the Movie
Inspired by the life of the legendary WWI flying ace from the small town of Owen Sound, Canadian acting legend Eric Peterson and award-winning writer/composer John Gray reprise their iconic two-man stage play that has captivated audiences for over three decades.Nearing the end of his life, an aged Bishop (Eric Peterson) recounts the triumphs and horrors of World War One, “the war to end all wars”. Through raucous stories, haunting memories, and vibrant songs, Bishop traces his journey from Royal Military College troublemaker to the top flying ace of the British Empire.A story of the human cost of war on a scale the world had never seen before, "Billy Bishop Goes to War" is both a tour-de-force performance, and an intimate and powerful portrait of a hero who continues to capture the imagination.