The drama takes place in a sandbagged trench at Gallipoli, 1915 and puts a perspective on the Great War’s legend of heroism. The main character is Barry Moon, a country boy battling not only the enemy, but himself and the establishment.
When a new soldier, Irishman Brendan Barra, is brought to Barry Moon’s trench on the Gallipoli front to replace his mate who has died, Moon does not know what he is in for.
It is the love between comrades in arms, coupled with a fierce resistance to stupid and cruel authority, which Barra has inherited from his Irish warrior ancestors.
Running time – approx...90 minutes – no interval
Audience feedback to the national tour of this play in 2015.
"Every young Australian should see this poignant interpretation of the ANZAC legacy."
"This is a piece that will appeal to a wide demographic – school teachers will find it very accessible for their students. "
" OMG !!! What a brilliant show and a great tribute to the average Australian that made the ANZAC's legendary. A must see show for every true blooded Aussie. "
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