Stranded in the battlefields of the Holy Land during the Great War, a battalion of West Indian volunteers fight for the Empire, the King and the Mother Land. Their long search for identity and honour falls apart as the fragile hopes of young lives, both black and white, explode and shatter as betrayal and race take their toll.

Original production

Opening night: 
Original Cast:
Curtis Cole Fairchild
Ben Bennett Patterson
Toyin Kinch Styles
Matthew Moxon Miller
Fabian Spencer Big George / Walcott
Production Team:
Steven Luckie Director
Crin Claxton Lighting
Colin Thorpe Sound
Daniel Kobbina Fights
Mark Walters Designer

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Unpublished Playscript BBPA/4/27 National Theatre
Playscript MPS 11863 British Library