Slugs, fruit flies, sheep and rifles; quite an unusual collection, but one that comes together in Andy Walker’s tale of a former paratrooper preparing for fatherhood, Delivery. Take a look, then book your tickets for the show at Chiswick Playhouse!
Following a hit season at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre last November, Andy Walker’s tale of a soldier trying to cope with his fast as he prepares for the future, Delivery, returns to London at the Chiswick Playhouse. Book your tickets now!
‘How can I be a father, what with everything that’s happened?’ As Delivery comes to the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, leading man Alex Walton shares his thoughts on the play about a paratrooper preparing for parenthood. Watch what he has to say, then book your tickets.
How do you go from the trauma of the Falklands War to sex-obsessed slugs via being a new father? Playwright Andy Walker explains all in his interview below. Have a read, then book your tickets for Delivery.
Can a former paratrooper shake off the horrific consequences of war and become a loving dad? That’s the question posed by new comic drama Delivery, which comes to the Lion and Unicorn Theatre next month. Book your tickets now!
Warheads, a new play about PTSD, features its co-author on stage in a powerful production which is basically a medical case study.
Does a soldier ever stop being a soldier? “No!” shouted several from the audience on the night of my post-show discussion for Soldier On at The Other Palace.
Ahead of Remembrance Day, Jonathan Lewis’ acclaimed play Soldier On re-opens this week for an extended five-week season at The Other Palace. In our series of featured interviews, ex 42 Commando and injured veteran Cassidy Little tells us how every day of the year is Remembrance Day for him. Time to get booking!
As we count down to the transfer of Jonathan Lewis’ Soldier On, coinciding with the centenary of the end of World War On, we caught up some of the real ex-soldiers performing in the cast. Today, former Bombardier Shaun Johnson tells us about his experiences in and out of the military and onstage. Time to get booking!
On Armistice Day, on their day off from the forthcoming run of Soldier On at The Other Palace, members of the Soldiers’ Arts Academy cast of serving and ex-serving military personnel will take part in a special performance at Shakespeare’s Globe. We recommend you see both!
Following an acclaimed UK tour and run earlier this year at London’s Playground Theatre, Jonathan Lewis’ Soldier On returns to the capital at The Other Palace from 24 October to 24 November 2018. Ahead of its London opening, we’ve collected together a host of reviews from earlier this year, to give you a flavour for this sell-out show. Get booking, especially if you want to be part of Terri Paddock’s Q&A on 29 October!
As the 16-strong company of Soldier On ready for a return with a much-deserved five-week transfer season at The Other Palace, here’s a word from writer/director Jonathan Lewis, who wrote the piece following workshops with real ex-servicemen and women. What did he learn about PTSD from those experiences? What else does history teach us?
Ahead of rehearsals, members of the 16-strong Soldier On visited their new home at London’s The Other Palace, where they will move in for five weeks from 24 October 2018. Photos here.
Soldier On, Jonathan Lewis’ extraordinary piece based on and involving real servicemen and women, returns to London next month mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. The full 16-strong company of actors and veterans is now announced, including ex 42 Commando and Peoples’ Strictly winner Cassidy Little. Time to get booking!
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Monday 29 October 2018, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock reunites with writer Jonathan Lewis and the Soldiers’ Arts Academy as Soldier On transfers to The Other Palace. Got any questions for the cast of veterans?
Jonathan Lewis’ play SOLDIER ON transfers this autumn to The Other Palace Theatre for a limited five-week season to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. Writer/director Jonathan Lewis explains the significance of the timing.
Whilst war rages in the Ukraine, a journalist goes to the front lines and falls in love. Girls sit on a park bench, waiting for their soldier boyfriends.
Owen Sheers’ acclaimed play about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Pink Mist, launches a two-month tour in the new year. The production will open on 23 January 2017 at Bristol Old Vic, where the play first premiered in 2015 before a transfer to London’s Bush Theatre.
Jack, feeble in body and mind, wiles away the days watching news broadcasts from operation Desert Storm. The former WWII soldier, now safe and looked after in a care home, vividly recounts memories from his youth and on the front line. He may not be aware of the present, but his past is ever present […]