Wartime spy play comes to Appledore

The cast of Operation Snap-dragon (1942)

The cast of Operation Snap-dragon (1942) - Credit: Archant

Operation Snap-dragon (1942) tells the tale of extraordinary double agent Eddie Chapman

As part of the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations, a play based on the life of an extraordinary wartime double agent comes to Appledore Community Hall from Thursday to Saturday, (June 9-11).

The comedy melodrama Operation Snap-dragon (1942) by Appledore Maritime Players focuses on the life of Eddie Chapman, who spent time in the village during the war.

He was awarded the Iron Cross by the Germans but also spied for Britain.

Playwright Tom Waters has based his latest play in the village and around North Devon.

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The show is at 7.30pm each night, with tickets available from Docton Court Gallery on 01237 424949.

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