Our Boys (2011)
1984. Five young soldiers, among them veterans of the troubles in Northern Ireland and the Hyde Park bombing who are killing nothing but time in a military hospital with TV, games, pornography and cynical humour as their only means of mental escape. Tensions arise however when a young officer is billeted with them ... and then the fighting really starts. Fired by the author’s anger at the Army’s neglect of its wounded heroes ‘Our Boys’ is explosively funny, perceptive and surprisingly tender. The play is fiercely current in the wake of accusations of poor equipment of our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. It won the Best Fringe Play Award from The Writers’ Guild for its author Jonathan Lewis.
Trooper Joe Morgan - Surya Bajracharya
Ranger Keith Malone - Matthew Platt
Gunner Michael Speedy - Gabriel Rodriguez-Cleary
Fusilier David Parry - Louis J Parker
Potential Officer Oliver Menzies - Ben Hayward
Rifleman Ian Cribbins - Jamael Westman
- Assistant Director - Kay Anderson
- Stage Manager - Kay George
- Assistant Stage Manager - Anna Gore
- Stage Design - Gavin Murphy
- Lighting Design - Richard George
- Lighting & Sound Operator - Matthew Rhys-Evans
- Set Construction etc - Gavin Parker
- Poster & Programme Design - Zoe Dunsire
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