Not About Heroes

Wilfred Owen met Siegfried Sassoon at Craiglockhart War Hospital in Edinburgh in autumn 2017, where they were both being treated for ‘war neurosis’ – or shellshock. They knew each other for a year, before Owen’s death at the front one week before the Armistice. It was a short friendship, but one that had a significantContinue reading “Not About Heroes”

War Horse at The Marlowe

You’ll cry.’ I was told. You’d certainly have to have a hard heart not to be moved by War Horse. Opening its 10th anniversary UK tour at Canterbury’s The Marlowe Theatre, the National Theatre’s production really is drama at its finest. Directed by Marianne Elliot and Tom Morris, Nick Stafford’s adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s bookContinue reading “War Horse at The Marlowe”