Our Friends, The Enemy: The 1914 Christmas Truce by Alex GwytherOur Friends, The Enemy: The 1914 Christmas Truce by Alex Gwyther

Our Friends, The Enemy: The 1914 Christmas Truce

byAlex Gwyther

Paperback | September 12, 2014

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The Western Front, Christmas 1914: lights appear from the German trenches, ghosts rise behind the horizon, soldiers meet between the firing lines. The events which follow are the most astounding stories of the Great War told through the eyes of one soldier, Private James Boyce: 'We're fighting the same enemy, just on two different sides.' Boyce takes us on a magical, haunting journey through the events surrounding the Christmas truce. Our Friends, The Enemy is a debut solo show combining theatre and spoken word to tell the story of the Christmas truce from the First World War.[Alex Gwyther] deserves more than a pat on the back - he deserves , and he is getting, an audience... A timely and simply presented reminder of a sacrifice which should never have been made." ? FringeReview "An even-toned and inventive take on the material." ? British Theatre Guide "The writing by Alex Gwyther, who also performs, is excellent... The balancing of details and scene setting is just right. The poetry and rhythm of the text gently transport the audience into this world." ? Public Reviews "
Alex Gwyther is a published writer and spoken word artist. His poetical prose weaves down-to-earth tales of life in Britain to the poignant re-telling of the 1914 Christmas Truce during the First World War. Gwyther's unique delivery and 'tumbling urbane style' has seen him perform across the country at venues, festivals and events such...
Title:Our Friends, The Enemy: The 1914 Christmas TruceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 8.25 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 12, 2014Publisher:Oberon BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1783191147

ISBN - 13:9781783191147

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