Suitable for Youth Groups
Mark Rees's poignant and at times disturbing account 0f under-age soldiers in the Great War.
The story of a group of teenagers in 1915, and how they react to pro-war propaganda and peer-group pressure to join up despite being under age. The play also looks at the doomed love affair of two 16 year-olds, Emily and Tom, and the scandal of indifferent politicians.
Players: 7 Boys, 4 Girls
Cast: Maggie, Emily, Billy, Tom, Grace, Alice, Edward, Robert, John, Sir Arthur Markham, Mr Tennant
Sets: A public park
Period: A hot summers day, 1915
Running Time: 40 Minutes
Download Sample Script: Remembrance