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Wipers Times

Wipers Times

including for the first time in one volume a facsimile reproduction of the complete series of the famous wartime trench magazines

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Published by Eveleigh Nash and Grayson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditor: F.J. Roberts ; sub-editor: J.H. Pearson ; with a foreword by Lord Plumer.
ContributionsRoberts, F. J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17155898M


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Jan 03,  · In FebruaryCaptain F. Roberts of the British Expeditionary Force produced the first edition of The Wipers Times. Usually produced in hazardous conditions—at one point production was only yards from the front line—it acted as the voice of the average soldier as it relayed his experiences, grief, and anger/5(5).

May 26,  · This compendium of The Wipers Times makes available priceless history and provides insight into soldiers' lives, Wipers Times book, spirit, humor, dedication, and existence mid World War I. A side-note: Perhaps providing additional context is the film The Wipers Times (streaming and DVD available on Amazon) /5(16).

Jan 03,  · The Wipers Times: The Complete Series of the Famous Wartime Trench Newspaper Hardcover – January 1, by Malcolm Brown (Introduction), Ian Hislop (Foreword)/5(5). The "Wipers Times"(it acquired different titles over time)was a humorous newspaper produced on a Wipers Times book printing press in the trenches of the Great Wipers Times book.

Humour, notoriously, does not last from generation to generation, but somehow the wit of these soldiers comes up fresh/5. An extraordinary mix of black humor, fake entertainment programs, and pastiche articles, the Wipers Times, the famed trench newspaper of World War One, constitutes a /5.

The Wipers Times. The true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme, interspersed with comic sketches and /5.

The Wipers Times: The soldiers' paper. Soldiers have always used dark humour as a way of coping with the grim realities of war. A good example of this is 'The Wipers Times', one of the finest of many trench publications produced on the Western Front during the First World War ().

Feb 10,  · The Wipers Times: The Complete Series of the Famous Wartime Trench Newspaper Hardcover – 16 Jan by Malcolm Brown (Editor)/5(39). Condition: Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings iniinisamoa.com book has hardback covers.

In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Spine is missing. A Facsimile Reprint of the Trench Magazines: The Wipers Times - The New Church Times - The Kemmel Times - The Somme Times - The B.E.F.

Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Wipers Times This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has. May 06,  · The Wipers Times was a satirical trench newspaper printed from February until December by British Captain F.J.

Roberts and a crew of assistants. Such papers were not particularly uncommon, but the Wipers Times was particularly successful, well written, and long-lived, and it has survived in reprints today to a greater extent than any other similar work. Nov 07,  · Ben Chaplin stars as British Captain Fred Roberts, the editor of The Wipers Times, a satirical newspaper published on the front lines of WWI, named after the army slang for Ypres/5(43).

Jul 26,  · This edition IS NOT The Wipers Times. This edition is the "screenplay" of the theatre production. Dialogue between the cast and moments akin to " Roberts enters the scene amid sounds of artillery fire.

The scene goes dark." That type of thing. Not the actual editions of the printed papers that this leads you to believe/5(7).

May 06,  · The Wipers Times was a satirical trench newspaper printed from February until December by British Captain F.J.

Roberts and a crew of assistants. Yet for all the occasional horror of its content, The Wipers Times was a gentle, humor-filled and satirical paper which, once its codes are cracked and its riddles solved, tells an interested reader much about the characters and personalities of the men in the British Army of the First World iniinisamoa.comretation of regular features such as the bogus music-hall advertisements that feature in every issue, columns like.

The Wipers Times; a facsimile reprint of the trench magazines The Wipers Times, The Newchurch Times, The Kemmel Times, the Somme Times, the B E F Times.

Published by Herbert Jenkins, London (). The Wipers Times: A Complete Facsimile of the Famous World War One Trench Newspaper, Incorporating the 'New Church' Times, the Kemmel Times, the Somme Times, the B.E.F.

Times, and the 'Better Times' by P. Beaver | Jul 7, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of a satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Great War. Following a sell-out West End run and an appearance at the Passchendaele Centenary in Ypres, The Wipers Times.

returns this autumn. In a bombed out building during the First World War in the Belgian town of Ypres (mis-pronounced Wipers. Leafing through this book is addictive. We find humor and satire of every kind: gallows humor, tongue-in-cheek humor, black humor—all of which seem to be classified as trench humor when talking about the Wipers Times.

The paper organized its content in the same way a popular British paper of the times would, that is, with a lot of variety. Mar 28,  · The Wipers Times.

Photograph: Tristram Kenton/The Guardian I an Hislop and Nick Newman have already made an award-winning TV film from the story of Author: Michael Billington. Jan 30,  · Not that a book about the newspaper has also been printed, titled “The Wipers Times”, and with a very similar cover.

If you want to buy a copy of the reprinted original issues, make sure you are not buying that book. The BBC made a 90 minute program based on the Times, which is available in its entirely on YouTube here.

Sep 11,  · Directed by Andy De Emmony. With Ben Chaplin, Patrick FitzSymons, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Steve Oram. Just after the First World War Fred Roberts goes for a job as a newspaper journalist and tells the sub-editor how, in the trenches inhe discovered a printing press in working order.

Helped by ex-printer Sergeant Harris and with his friend Jack Pearson as his assistant, he sets up the Wipers 7/10(1K). The Wipers Times is a play by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman, based on their BBC dramatization of the creation of The Wipers Times newspaper during World War I.

Productions. The play premiered at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury from 22 September to 29 October Place premiered: Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Berkshire. Decades ahead of the amusing but distorting buffoonery of Blackadder Goes Forth, this complete edition of the Wipers Times, the famed trench newspaper of the First World War, is an extraordinary mix of black humour, fake entertainment programmes and pastiche articles, and constitutes a unique record of life on the wartime iniinisamoa.com: Bloomsbury USA.

The Wipers Times by Various and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at iniinisamoa.com Roberts has an idea - he will produce a newspaper to raise the spirits of his soldiers.

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The Wipers Times was the Private Eye of the Ypres Salient during World War One. Edited, while under bombardment, by a battalion commander in the Sherwood Foresters, written by soldiers actually in the trenches and distributed by ration-wagon and ammunition-mule. the paper bears vivid witness to the shocking realities of trench warfare.

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Sep 08,  · After a record-breaking season at the West End (not to mention a similarly record-breaking run at the Playhouse in September ), The Wipers Times returns to Oxford. Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme.

The Wipers Times, including for the first time in one volume a facsimile reproduction of the complete series of the famous wartime trench magazines. by Lieut. Apr 03,  · At the Arts Theatre until 13th May –the producers of The Wipers Times are pleased to announce that the production will once again tour the UK this autumn.

Buy tickets for The Wipers Times in London. Book direct from the box office - the best choice of seats and no delivery fees. Choose your own seats with 17 customer seat reviews/5. Product Information. Decades ahead of the amusing but distorting buffoonery of Blackadder Goes Forth, this complete edition of the Wipers Times, the famed trench newspaper of the First World War, is an extraordinary mix of black humour, fake entertainment programmes and pastiche articles, and constitutes a unique record of life on the wartime frontline.5/5(1).

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Beach Thomas was the son of a rural clergyman. He attended Shrewsbury School and the University of Oxford before embarking on a short-lived career as a schoolmaster. Finding that work unpleasant, he turned. The Wipers Times tells the incredible story of that newspaper and the men behind it.

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times, and The "better times," edited by Captain (later Lt.-Col.) Fred J. Roberts and published by the British Army at the Western Front, The Wipers Times Product ID: Category: Books Description: The true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme, interspersed with comic sketches and spoofs from the vivid imagination of those on the front line.

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