The Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust & The Royal British Legion: The Bravo22 Company

The Two Worlds of Charlie F

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The Theatre Royal Haymarket Jan 2012


25 - 28 July
Matinee: Saturday 28th July


£15 - £22

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Pre-show talk: Wednesday 25 July at 6.30pm

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The Two Worlds of Charlie F.

“What do they teach us in training? Adapt and overcome.” Charlie F.

Wounded, injured and sick Service men and women perform their own story at Sherman Cymru, Cardiff.

A unique, unforgettable and uplifting piece of theatre.

The Two Worlds of Charlie F is a soldier’s view of service, injury and recovery. Moving from the war in Afghanistan, through the dream world of morphine-induced hallucinations to the physio rooms of Headley Court, the play explores the consequences of injury, both physical and psychological, and its effects on others as the soldiers fight to win the new battle for survival at home.

Taken from the personal experience of wounded, injured and sick Service personnel involved, The Two Worlds of Charlie F. is a darkly comic, authentic and uplifting tale of survival.

If you've missed the BBC One documentary: Imagine... The Theatre of War, watch it again on BBC iplayer

The play was performed twice on 22nd January 2012 at The Theatre Royal Haymarket to sell out audiences and critical acclaim.

Please support the brave Service personnel involved. For more information on how to donate to The Bravo 22 Company see here

All proceeds from the sale of tickets go to The Royal British Legion and The Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust

Show Times

Two Worlds of Charlie F. - Theatre 1

Wednesday 25 July 7.30pm
Thursday 26 July 7.30pm
Friday 27 July No Performance
Saturday 28 July 2.30pm | 7.30pm


“Charlie F. is the first time that real-life service personnel have appeared on stage to tell their own stories. It makes for an evening of rare, raw power." **** Independent

“Powerfully affecting – Gripping. The authenticity of verbatim drama and the saltiness of barracks – room humour with the finesse of something more lyrical." *****The Telegraph

Cast & Team

A new play by Owen Sheers

Stephen Rayne 

Jason Carr 

Anthony Lamble

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