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Paying ultimate price for loyalty in a time of war

May 18 2017

Actor Shane O’Regan is animated as he describes the powerful story behind Private Peaceful, a one-man drama based on a Michael Morpurgo’s novel of the same name, which comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Monday, May 29, presented by Verdant and Pemberley Productions.

Morpurgo is best known for Warhorse, the iconic novel centring on World War I that went on to enjoy massive stage and screen success.

Private Peaceful is also set during the Great War and charts the life of young soldier, Tommo Peaceful. Originally from a Devon village, Tommo sits in a prison cell, looking back on his life while he waits for dawn to come when he will face a firing squad for cowardice.

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Read the full article on the Connacht Tribune website.

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