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Our Ajax

Timberlake Wertenbaker
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571313464
Date Published
07.11.2013
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Summary

Torn between army politics and the love of his soldiers on the front line, a legendary leader spirals out of control.

Inspired by Sophocles’ classical play, Our Ajax draws on interviews with contemporary servicemen and women to create a modern epic of heroism, love and homeland.

Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Our Ajax premiered at the Southwark Playhouse, London, in November 2014.

Critic Reviews

Sharp, witty and intelligent... A compelling picture of the damage war inflicts on the individual psyche.

Guardian
Critic Reviews

Powerful.

The Stage
Critic Reviews

A painful reminder that the price of war can be catastrophic damage to minds as well as bodies.

Financial Times
TimberlakeWertenbaker

Timberlake Wertenbaker’s plays include New Anatomies (ICA, London, 1982), Abel’s Sister (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, 1984), The Grace of Mary Traverse (Royal Court), which won the Plays and Players Most Promising Playwright Award in 1985, Our Country’s Good (Royal Court and Broadway), winner of the Laurence Olivier Play of the Year Award in 1988 and the New York Drama Critics’…

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