Bravo 22 Company
The Two Worlds of Charlie F
The Two Worlds of Charlie F. is a play written by Owen Sheers and directed by Stephen Rayne, based upon the experiences of wounded and injured service personnel who also make up the majority of the cast. The play, produced by Alice Driver of Masterclass theatre for the Theatre Royal Haymarket, was funded by the Royal British Legion. A BBC One Imagine special about the making of the play was broadcast in June 2012.
Bravo 22 Company’s The Two Worlds of Charlie F, won the 2012 Amnesty International prestigious Freedom of Expression Award at the Edinburgh Fringe:
In the summer of 2012, The Bravo 22 Company toured the production of The Two Worlds of Charlie F to The New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, The Sherman Cymru Theatre, Cardiff in July, The Pleasance Grand as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August and finally returned to London’s West End in early September.
The New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham 19th – 21st July 2012.
The Sherman Cymru Theatre, Cardiff 25th, 26th & 28th July 2012.
The Pleasance Grand, Edinburgh Pleasance Courtyard 7th – 11th August 2012.
Theatre Royal Haymarket, London 9th September 2012.
A younger theatre, 5 star review
Edinburgh Fringe audience reviews
Broadwaybaby.com 5 star review
5 Star Telegraph review
4 Star Independent review
Owen's Guardian article about writing the play:
DVDs of the play, and 'Theatre of War' are now available:
Theatre of War
Plans are currently being put in place for The Two Worlds of Charlie F. to tour again in 2013. For more details about further productions please contact: Anoushka Warden email@example.com For enquiries about the script of Charlie F. please contact: Laura Rourke firstname.lastname@example.org
About the project - Rehearsals / Interviews / News:
The Two Worlds of Charlie F: when it's truly brave to go on stage:
Rescued from hell: the war veterans who took to the stage - by Owen Sheers Soldiers injured in Afghanistan and Iraq are starring The Two Worlds of Charlie F, a play inspired by their stories. Its writer reveals what to do when an actor goes awol...
London Theatre Direct interview with Owen Sheers: