However, we have put too much work into The Shadow Factory to abandon it, and now plan to bring you this production in 2022 - keep an eye
on the website for details!
During the dark days of September 1940, German raids on Southampton resulted in the destruction of
producing those aircraft vital to the war effort - the iconic Spitfire.
While the factories were damaged, much of the machinery was salvageable and was moved to bus
local garages and even laundries - the 'Shadow Factories'.
The play tells the story of the tensions sparked between the Government and those ordinary families
businesses and properties are summarily requisitioned.