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The Two Worlds of Charlie F

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  5f, 13m

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    5f, 13m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Docudrama/Historic
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Summary

The Two Worlds of Charlie F. moves through the stages of service, from the war in Afghanistan, to dream-like states of morphine-induced hallucinations, to the physio rooms of Headley Court. All through the view of soldier Charlie Fowler’s service, injury and recovery. The play explores themes of physical and psychological injury and its effects on soldiers as they fight for survival.

Drawn from the personal experience of the wounded, injured and sick service personnel involved, The Two Worlds of Charlie F. premiered at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, in January 2012 and toured nationally. It was revived for an international tour in 2014.


History
THE TWO WORLDS OF CHARLIE F. was first produced at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 22nd January 2012.
  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Features Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
  • Cautions
    • Intense Adult Themes

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Owen Sheers

Owen Sheers is an author, poet and playwright. He has published two poetry collections, The Blue Book and Skirrid Hill which won a Somerset Maugham Award. His debut prose work The Dust Diaries, a non-fiction narrative set in Zimbabwe won the Welsh Book of the Year 2005. His ...
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