Four modern-day kids (Jack, Charlie, Katie and Georgina) have a problem to solve: Jack’s granddad is about to be evicted from his house by a merciless and evil landlord. The deeds to his house were mysteriously lost in the war. One day, after a street-dancing lesson, the four kids venture into an out-of-bounds shed in Jack’s back garden. Unbeknown to them, the shed is in fact an old Anderson Shelter which transports them back to September 1940, the beginning of the Blitz, and the second wave of evacuations.

The four kids disguise themselves as “vackies” (evacuees) and meet a whole host of people including the very rough East End Boys, a local Dad’s Army regiment, a fiery ARP warden and a loveable but rather ineffectual “Potato Pete”. They also meet an enchanting young woman by the name of Molly. She holds the secret…

This musical about World War Two will both entertain and educate your young cast so that an area of the National Curriculum is covered effortlessly. This has to be the best way to teach history – through dressing up, role-play and actually reliving the moments.