June, 1916. WW1 rages over the battlefields of France. The dark storm of the Somme rumbles on the horizon. England is losing the fight.
Back in Blighty, Sir Walter Bullivant is on the track of a deadly foe.
The Falcon is back. The Sleepers are waking. And they have a devastating new weapon. Code name…Anathema.
Major General Richard Hannay is recalled from active service as the bombs fall and bullets fly to defeat his old enemy and save his country from the enemy within.
So begins the electrifying sequel to the classic thriller The 39 Steps.
Livewire Theatre lights the touchpaper with a rip-roaring, full-bloodied, death or glory roller-coaster adventure from a tatterdemalion circus on the Liverpool docks to the mountains of Skye, from Royal Ascot to a tramp steamer.
★★★★ "Restored my faith in theatre...the performance shone with wit and beauty" Scotsman (Twelfth Night )2016
★★★★ "Wonderful" British Theatre Guide (Twelfth Night) 2016
★★★★ “Livewire Theatre invariably brings something new to every play they stage” BTG (Death on the Nile )2017