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Oh, “Our Boys” The Pure Essence of Wartime Consequences

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Our Boys, set in 1984, concerns five young soldiers, where veterans of the troubles are among them in Northern Ireland and the Hyde Park bombing. The piece is set in 1984 in Queen Elizabeth Military Hospital’s quiet ward where the five soldiers are recovering from injuries which range from Northern Ireland bullet in the head […]

The Political Background of the Play “Our Boys”

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Based on Jonathan’s own army experience, Our Boys is both explosively funny and honest. The play takes place in a four beds bay in the Queen Elizabeth Military Hospital in Woolwich. It is the spring of 1984; this is almost 2 years following the start of the Falklands war, a time when the British troops […]