Arms And The Man
Publish date: November 7th 2007
Pages no: 116
Edition language: English
, English Literature
If we don't count the National Theatre version of Man and Superman that I watched in the cinema this would be the first Shavian play that I have seen performed (though I would add the word live considering the National Theatre version was videoed and then distributed around the world, which I have t...
bookshelves: spring-2010, play-dramatisation, war, victorian, classic, published-1894 Recommended for: Radio 3 listeners Read on March 28, 2010 Arms and the Man by Bernard Shaw with Rory Kinnear and Lydia Leonard. Directed by David TimsonIt is 1885, and there is trouble in the Balkans. The Serb...
Arms and the Man by Bernard Shaw with Rory Kinnear and Lydia Leonard. Directed by David TimsonIt is 1885, and there is trouble in the Balkans. The Serbians and the Bulgarians are at war.Raina Petkoff is convinced her fiancé Major Sergius Saranoff will glorify himself in the war and become her hero -...
Do you question the value of war? How do you view heroes? Do you believe a man in uniform is smarter, braver, and more manly than the one who isn't in uniform? Read how Shaw portrays wars, heroes, and the man in uniform. I found this satirical comedy by Shaw to be hilarious. Others might not. I...