In 1952 four young National Servicemen are digging latrines in the Army training grounds of Luneburg Heath, Germany. The arrival of an attractive WVS worker causes some consternation.
The Amateur Stage wrote:
“It is a well constructed play and clearly written with every attention to the manners of its day. What emerges is an often humorous but sometimes sad look at the routine of the lives experienced by so many fifty years ago. The text is well punctuated by the barber shop type singing of The Whiffenpoof Song and, with its ‘ruder’ lyrics reminiscent of Oh What A Lovely War; I don’t want to be a soldier.”
An ideal piece for any Society fortunate enough to have four young males in its membership or for University productions.
4M,1F. (minimum 4) The four male characters are in their late teens or early twenties. The female character is in her late thirties.