Forgotten Voices from the Great War
Pleasance Theatre Festival, 2003
Director: Tricia Thorns and Ian Talbot
ABOUT THE PLAY
The poetry of the Great War is celebrated and widely known. Less well known are the plays of the period, almost long out of print and not performed for decades. But many are as passionate and direct as the work of the best of modern playwrights. They remind us that the War, begun with such jingoistic glee, provoked many different responses, and a good deal of opposition. These plays speak with the authentic voice of first hand experience.