Engaging real people in dramatic theatre projects is nothing new for Owen Sheers.
His The Passion, in Port Talbot last Easter, spanned three days and featured thousands of members of the community of the peripheral South Wales town.
Members of his latest cast had to overcome pain and injuries, physical and psychological, to participate in the hit play The Two Worlds of Charlie F. The play features real-life stories of conflict and recovery, acted out partly by injured and sick personnel on a unique placement with the theatre company Bravo 22. It was a success in London's West End in January and opens tomorrow for a four-day run at Edinburgh's Pleasance Grand.
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