- Boys of the Empire
"Hello Chums! Direct from the Edinburgh Festival, the sensational Fringe First nominated comedy that takes you into the world of the Boys Own comics of the 1920s.
The Great War has ended (incidentally it was called Great because we won!) and Great Britain - there's that word again, chums - has occupied Mesopotamia and called it Iraq because it is so much easier to pronounce. Unfortunately the Arabs haven't shown their gratitude to our British soldiers (shame on them!) and are rebelling against liberation. Our noble and great Colonial Secretary, Winston Churchill, has advocated dropping poison gas on them, and many readers may agree with him!
But something almost as bad happens to the chums of St. Ethelred's, and you will just have to wait to find out what! For the boys of the Empire, things are about to get tough..."