One of the most powerful war plays ever made, and a hit at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival, A Soldier’s Song is the real deal – a true story of conflict told by a guy who was there at the Falklands War.
This is the Theatre of War in its many facets – the horror, terror, shame, black humour, futility and tedium of a soldier’s life on the front line. Deeply disturbing and frightening at times, it utilises a pounding, totally authentic soundscape.
It is also extremely funny- the dark “squaddie” humour offsetting the darkness.
Ken Lukowiak served with 2 Para.
He was involved in beach landings at San Carlos and the fifteen hour battle for Goose Green He was also present at the disastrous bombing of the Sir Galahad and the Sir Tristram at Bluff Cove and finally the liberation of Port Stanley.
He saw it all.