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The Conquering Hero archiveWritten in 1923, this play by the author of Mary Broome, which was such a success last year, is set in a military family on the eve of the outbreak of the First World War. As the war approaches, the family is torn by the differing attitudes to the coming conflict. Conscientious objections to war are not easy principles to espouse at such a time and in such a family. 'Those that we call traitors may be the heroes - the men of conscience and ideals. It's my work to look into men's souls. It's truth I want, not this blatant simplicity. We are to be all one now. What a time! The day of the cheap patriot has come.' Running time: Act 1 1hr 5mins, Act II 45mins
Performers Jonathan Christie, Claudia Elmhirst, Julian Forsyth, David Gooderson, Simon Harrison, Chris Heyward, Miranda Keeling, Joan Moon, Jack Sandle.
Author Allan Monkhouse. Producer Orange Tree Theatre. Director Auriol Smith. Design Sam Dowson. Lighting John Harris.

The Conquering Hero

The Conquering Hero (Play) production archive for QTIX code T964810318. Details of all The Conquering Hero archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1125508257

Archive Listings

25 Apr 12
9 Jun 12
Orange Tree Theatre
Outer London
Greater London

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