Our Boys

by  Jonathan Lewis

Full Length Play, Drama  /  6m

Five soldiers, among them veterans of the Falklands War and the Hyde Park bombing, are convalescing in a military hospital, with pornography, bragging one-upmanship and cynical humour as their only means of mental escape. Tensions arise when an offic…

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Five soldiers, among them veterans of the Falklands War and the Hyde Park bombing, are convalescing in a military hospital, with pornography, bragging one-upmanship and cynical humour as their only means of mental escape. Tensions arise when an officer is billeted with them, and a bitter, savage war of words, only just disguised as humour, is waged against him. After an hilarious birthday party, the six find themselves facing charges of misconduct - and then the fighting really starts. Our Boys was revived at the Duchess Theatre on 26th September 2012.
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  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Setting: A hospital ward
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

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6m
M6 (20s)
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Jonathan Lewis

Jonathan Lewis Jonathan has worked extensively as an actor, writer and director for over thirty years, and has won a number of awards for his work. His first play was ‘Our Boys’ which he also directed at The Soho Theatre, Derby Playhouse and at The Donmar warehouse. He won The Writers’ Guild Award for Best New Fringe ...

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