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Contact – The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

Writer: Roz Wyllie Director: Stephen Rayne Reviewer: Pete Benson Following on from the tremendous success of Bravo 22 Company’s Charlie F is this newly devised play, Contact. It is one of a series of regional projects telling the invisible military stories obscured behind the media version of service life. It is one part therapy, one part education, but mostly it ...

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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 – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Owen Sheers Director: Stephen Rayne Reviewer: Nichola Daunton Performed by serving and veteran soldiers, many of whom sustained life threatening and life changing injuries while serving in Afghanistan, The Two Worlds of Charlie F is a frank look at what it means to be a wounded soldier in 21st century Britain. Originally devised in 2010 by producer Alice Driver, ...

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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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