©Complicite
©Complicite

Directors

Jos Houben and Simon McBurney

Cast

Tim Barlow

Tim Barlow danced in Blackpool in the fifties, went thorugh Sandhurst and spent fifteen years in the regular army and Royal Malaysian Police.  He walked away from two plane crashes, three car accidents, a sinking ship and numerous tropical diseases before becoming an actor in 1969.

In My Army Part I, Barlow expounds lucidly on the hopes and pains of growing up in Blackpool, leaving home and acquiring '..the right mental attitude', courtesy of the British Army, the usefulness of marching up and down in the rain, having one's nose broken, the wickedness of communism and the irresistible attraction of jungle warfare.

Tour

1988

Almeida Theatre, London