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The Two Worlds of Charlie F – Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Owen Sheers Director: Stephen Rayne Reviewer: Jo Beggs Over 70,000 soldiers have served in Afghanistan since the beginning of the conflict in 2001. 453 have died, many more have come back with serious physical injuries. The Two Worlds of Charlie F. seeks to explore some of the realities behind the headlines, stripping bare the lives of a handful of ...

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The Two Worlds Of Charlie F. – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Writer: Owen Sheers Director: Stephen Rayne Reviewer: Glen Pearce As we remember the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, our minds are again focused on the horrors of human conflict. Of course, such horrors aren’t confined to history. Our Armed Forces continue to serve in various hotspots across the globe, ...

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The Two Worlds of Charlie F – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Writer: Owen Sheers Director: Stephen Rayne Reviewer: Pete Benson The dimly lit set is sparse, a simple screen. The sound of a helicopter roars above our heads. Then all hell is let loose, loud explosions and a blinding flash and on the screen is projected the shadow of an injured soldier in a hospital bed. He is violent, paranoid and ...

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The Two Worlds of Charlie F. – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Owen Sheers Music: Jason Carr Director: Stephen Rayne Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4.5] The Two Worlds of Charlie F. grew out of a chance meeting between producer, Alice Driver, and a surgeon at Birmingham’s Queen Alexandra Hospital, the UK’s main centre for the treatment of wounded, injured or sick military personnel. She has a background in both theatre production and ...

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