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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Shell Shock – Sweet (St Andrew’s Church)

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Writer: Tim Marriott adopted from the novel by Neil Blower Director: Tim Marriott Reviewer: Glen Pearce The after-effects on our service personnel have provided a rich source for playwrights recently. Shows such as The Two Worlds of Charlie F and Pink Mist highlight the trauma that continues long after the return from the front. For author Neil Blower, however, the subject ...

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ShellShock – Waterloo East Theatre, London

Writer: Tim Thomas (music, book and lyrics) Director: Matthew Gould Reviewer: Scott Matthewman The issue of combat "shell shock" - in a modern context, diagnosed as "combat stress reaction" or post-traumatic stress disorder - seems to be an odd subject for a musical. That's a reaction that's only compounded by Waterloo East's new production, Shell Shock. Set in 1975, the ...

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