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Shakespeare's Globe

Doctor Scroggy's War

By Howard Brenton

From 12 September 2014

£5 standing
£15 - £42 seats 


Directed by
John Dove


Catherine Bailey
The Hon. Penelope Wedgewood 

Sam Cox
Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig 

Patrick Driver
Mr Twigg 

Will Featherstone
Jack Twigg 

James Garnon
Harold Gillies/Doctor Scroggy 

Daisy Hughes
Tilly Hope 

Joe Jameson
Lord Ralph Dulwich 

Tom Kanji
Corporal Clancy/Lieutenant Jones 

Christopher Logan
Sir William Arbuthnot-Lane 

William Mannering
Corporal Fergal O’Hannagan 

Holly Morgan
Megan Jones 

Rhiannon Oliver
Catherine Black

Keith Ramsay
Lieutenant Machan/ Private Pearce 

Paul Rider
Field Marshall Sir John French 

Katy Stephens
Mrs Twigg/Queen Mary 

Dickon Tyrrell
Marshall Joffre/ Lieutenant Hardy

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In Howard Brenton’s epic new play about the First World War, Jack Twigg, 19 years old, enlists in the London Regiment and goes on a journey he never imagined – nor did the rest of the world. On his way, he meets the pioneering medic Harold Gillies, who saves his life and his sanity. But who is the mysterious ‘Doctor Scroggy’ who appears at night in Gillies’s hospital dispensing champagne to the patients?

Howard Brenton and John Dove, the team that brought you Anne Boleyn (Best New Play – What’s On Stage Awards) return to the Globe depicting Gillies’s war against war. Hilarious and moving, Doctor Scroggy’s War gives a sideways look at the First World War a hundred years after its onset.

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‘Howard Brenton’s lively new drama illuminates the Globe’
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