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Doctor Scroggy's War

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Description for Doctor Scroggy's War Paperback. In this epic new WWI play, 19-year-old Jack Twigg enlists in the London Regiment and embarks on an unimaginable journey. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 9. Weight in Grams: 132.
An epic, hilarious and moving play that takes a sideways look at the First World War. 1915. Jack Twigg, twenty-one years old, enlists in the London Regiment and goes on a journey he never imagined - nor did the rest of the world. On his way, he meets the pioneering medic Harold Gillies, who saves his life and his sanity. And who is the mysterious Doctor Scroggy who appears at night in Gillies' hospital dispensing champagne to the patients? Doctor Scroggy's War premiered at Shakespeare's Globe, London, in September 2014. Howard Brenton is a prolific ... Read more

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About Howard Brenton
Howard Brenton's plays include Anne Boleyn, 55 Days, #aiww: The Arrest of Ai Wei Wei, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Never So Good, In Extremis, Drawing the Line, an adaptation of Goethe's Faust, Paul and Berlin Bertie - all published by NHB. Other plays include a version of Danton's Death, The Romans in Britain, Pravda and Weapons of Happiness. Brenton was ... Read more

Reviews for Doctor Scroggy's War
'Sharp and entertaining...  strikes a chord with our own intensified concern for the returning veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq'
'Appealing and engaging... one of the very finest of this year’s glut of First World War dramas'
Evening Standard
'Howard Brenton’s fine new play... hits you in the heart'
'Compelling... [a] big, warm, ... Read more

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