The Lonely Soldier Monologues

By Helen Benedict

PMJ Productions Presents

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7 women who served in the US Armed forces in Iraq & Afghanistan.  

 

Telling stories that desperately need telling.

 

Exposing truths about war & questioning the military, our society & western culture.

 

 

 

In 2013 staged readings were performed at Brixton East Theatre & The Arts Theatre, London.

Audiences left outraged, shocked & wanting change.

This reaction was proof that this play that needed to be staged.

 

 

The full production ran at The Cockpit 6th - 31st May 2015

 

The full production can be viewed here.

 

 

"Coming home was hard. It's like you're a ghost.

Like you died & you're coming back to life & you've got to weasel your way back in because everyone had to adjust without you."

Specialist Maria Sanchez

Liberty's Emma Norton discusses the Military Justice campaign which aims to protect the human rights of those in the UK Armed Forces.  She's joined by Prof Helen Benedict.           At The Cockpit after the performance. Free to ticket holders.

Thursday 14th May 2015

Thursday 21st May 2015

Prof Susan Bewley, editor of ABC of Domestic & Sexual Violence (Wiley 2014) & Dr Fiona Vera- Gray from Rape Crisis discuss domestic & sexual violence.

At The Cockpit after the performance. Free to ticket holders.

Mark Evans, author of the book Code Black, discusses his diagnosis of PDSD following his time serving in Afghanistan.  

At The Cockpit after the performance. Free to ticket holders.

Wednesday 27th May 2015

PMJ Productions will be supporting                                        

 

 

 

 

throughout the run

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FUNDED

Tuesday 28th April 2015

Prof Helen Benedict, Dr Katherine Brown (Defense Studies, Kings College) & Dr Marsha Henry (Gender institute, LSE)  debate various gendered dimensions of contemporary conflicts inspired by Helen's book & play.  At London School of Economics.

Friday 15th May 2015

Laura Bates, Founder of #Everyday Sexism, will be taking part in a Q&A.  At The Cockpit after the performance. Free to ticket holders.

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Cast clips & an interview with Liberty's Emma Norton on BBC Radio 4's TODAY programme.