This has some really funny moments, and some really funny lines. When we saw the really short preview last weekend, it sparked enough interest to tempt me along to see the full play.
But if someone said go to a play on the mental health and PTSD suffered by war veterans – I would probably say no.
Our Boys at PQA Venues however changes that. It is a hugely engaging, terribly funny and sometimes painful exploration of damage and recovery.
The cast is excellent, transporting us through the grim reality and gallows humour of a recovery ward. When you witness something so powerful it seems like it can change things. This play and this production deserves to be seen.
Do yourself a favour and go see it.
Jonathan Guy reimagines Our Boys with an updated version for today.