Woodbine Willie

Woodbine Willie was the popular name given to the legendary World War One Chaplain, Revd Geoffrey Studdert-Kennedy. Through this website, we hope to offer insight into his life and work. It is currently under construction so please continue to visit to find out more.

The site is provided by Industrial Christian Fellowship the organisation through which his ministry developed after the war.

Woodbine Willie - Poet and Padre

click here to visit the website of Searchlight Theatre Company and for details of their production Woodbine Willie - Poet and Padre

Woodbine Willie - the DVD

The recently produced video in which David Robinson brings the writings of Studdert-Kennedy to life is now available. click here for downloadable sample. Click here to order a copy.

Woodbine Willie - Unsung hero

Studdert-Kennedy's most recent biography, written by Bob Holman, offers a great insight into his life and ministry click here for a review by John Weaver

Poet and Pardre - review from ICF Chair

ICF Chair, Rev Phil Jump reviews Searchlight Theatre's Edinburgh show which re-tells of the life of Woodbine Willie - click here to download