We are offering exclusive half-price tickets to our War in Mind performance preview to village hall administrators in Gloucestershire.
The performance is at 2.30pm on 12th April at The Subscription Rooms, Stroud. Ticket price £5.
Please book here if you would like to attend https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/gloucestershire/the-subscription-rooms/war-in-mind-discount-tickets/2019-04-12/14:30
See details of the performance below.
Administrator, Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company
This new powerful dramatic performance looks at the real lives of people affected by shell shock in the First World War.
Driver William Charles Phillips, a Tetbury man who, though he never actively fought at the front, died in Gloucester Asylum from paralysis in 1917.
Doctor Harold Hills, later to be a Stroud doctor, who worked with sufferers at the Front and prevented many men being shot for desertion through his testimonies.
Violet Hall, a wife and mother from a Gloucestershire village who lost her sons and was then cut off from the local community because she was collecting their war pension.
Based on archive records and through research War in Mind looks at the treatment for sufferers, the problems for families and the stigma attached to the what is now known as Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome.
Suitable for ages 10 and above.