Christmas Eve, 1951. As Britain rebuilds itself after the war, John
Greenwood has it all – a successful business, a beautiful house and an
aristocratic wife. But as he bids farewell to the guests leaving his
annual Christmas party, a gust of wind slams the front door shut,
starting a chain of events that makes him doubt everything he has ever
From the writer of one of the 20th century's most acclaimed plays, Journey’s End, The White Carnation is a ghostly tale of one man’s chance to do things differently.