Shell Shock - The PlaySun 5 November 2017
Shell Shock is a stunning personal realisation of one soldier’s experience of learning to cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
This incredible personal story written by Neil Watkins, Iraq war veteran in the form of a diary – ‘Shell Shock: The Diary of Tommy Atkins’ was adapted for stage by Tim Marriott. It Portrays one ex-soldier’s moving and poignant struggle with life back on Civvy Street following tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. It mixes emotionally charged scenes with light-hearted observations of everyday life – a dreaded trip to Ikea, a seemingly mundane post office queue, and more!