The Kaiser and I Lighthouse Theatre Ltd A New Play by Stuart Fortey (A co-production with Pontardawe Arts Centre) The Kaiser and I Berlin 1914 Bella is an English ballroom dancing teacher stranded in Berlin at the outbreak of war. Gerhard is a Prussian Officer with two left feet. Theirs is a teacher/pupil relationship shaped by dance and war. A delightful, heart-warming story of two people who simply should not get along. With a musical score by Andrew Griffiths and specially commissioned by Tŷ Cerdd, Swansea’s Lighthouse Theatre is pleased to present this new play to commemorate the centenary of end of The Great War. ABOUT THE PERFORMER Lighthouse Theatre is a touring theatre company based in Swansea. It is designed to bring classic theatre to small and mid scale touring venues. The directors are both Swansea resident and have been professional performers for the last twenty years. Most recently, the company presented a critically acclaimed adaptation of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter all over Wales and Yorkshire, in theatres, village halls and railway stations. This production was invited to tour South America by the British Embassies and Actirs to Uruguay. At present, they are preparing a tour of a new Christmas show entitled Dickens and Dylan. In April, they will be returning to South America with a new four-person version of She Stoops to Conquer.