By Matt Fox
Adapted by Steve Cowley
When you’ve witnessed the worst things imaginable, the world can never be the same again. Battle Cry is a one-hour, one man play, based on the true stories of former soldiers battling PTSD.
As the play opens, we realise that former solider Adam’s life has never been easy…but is he too proud to ask for help? Would he rather try to cope in the only way he knows how: at the bottom of a bottle? Is it too late?
Relevant, real and unflinching, Battle Cry reminds us that asking for help maybe the toughest battle of all.
Battle Cry is a play “for the head and heart
Reviews of Previous Productions by Matt Fox
“Matt Fox is skilled at composing witty dialogue and has the ability to examine difficult social issues with humour and compassion.” – Jo Gardner – BBC Talent (To Sleep, 2014)
“Brimming with dark humour…both delightfully entertaining and chilling” – Marion Sauvebois – Swindon Advertiser (The Bridal Ballad, 2015)
“A thoroughly absorbing play with finely drawn characters and a thoughtful look at some of the taboo issues around death – with some nice unexpected twists” – Kate Saffin – Female Arts (The Life We Lived, 2016)
Our dedicated Battle Cry production website can be found here