The Horse Marines


By Richard Cameron

The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth


Designer:          Francis O’Connor

Lighting Designer:                     Bruno Poet

Composer:                  Simon Slater


Cast: Leanne Best, Sharon Duncan –Brewster, Alan Morrissey, Edward Peel



It is wise and tender…there are fine performances…a drama that reminds us that only by making sense of the past can we make sense of the present.




Sarah Esdaile’s direction is faultless, building the tension and revealing the characters until we all, too, truly hope for a happy ending.


Western Morning News



It is a miniature theatrical gem, passionate, bitter-sweet, gently humourous and deeply moving…


The Herald