Bully Boy

Cast: 2m (a senior officer and a young soldier)

Staging: Can be simply staged

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 56 pages ISBN: 9781848422964Publication Date:
23 Aug 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Nuffield Theatre, Southampton, 2011

Bully Boy

By Sandi Toksvig

Paperback £9.99£7.99

A ferociously gripping play that tackles the challenging moral issues of contemporary military occupation and its effect on the mental health of serving soldiers with startling insight.

Falklands War veteran Major Oscar Hadley is sent to a combat zone to probe allegations of severe misconduct by Eddie Clark, a young squaddie from Burnley and part of a self-styled ‘Bully Boy’ unit of the British Army. As the interrogation develops, Oscar begins to discover that ‘truth’ in a modern insurgency can be a point of view rather than a fact.

Blog Entry: Sandi Toksvig on why she wrote Bully Boy. 'In Vietnam, it took an average of 50,000 rounds of ammunition to kill one enemy soldier. The truth is if the Americans had really wanted to be efficient on the battlefield, they would have been better off with bows and arrows.' Read on >>

Press Quotes

Fine, absorbing and remarkably accomplished… delves, with sensitivity, into an issue of burning relevance.

The Telegraph

Cast: 2m (a senior officer and a young soldier)

Staging:Can be simply staged

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 56 pages ISBN: 9781848422964Publication Date:
23 Aug 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
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