Michael Morpurgo's moving story of a young soldier, killed by firing squad in the First World War.
This adaptation is for ensemble casts - a version for solo actors is also available.
"The horrors of war and the joyfulness of life are bound up together in this magnificent show."The Scotsman
"As moving as the poetry of Wilfred Owen and as painfully memorable as white-hot shrapnel."The Sunday Herald
"Morpurgo's magic, a masterly adaptation by Simon Reade... This is one hour of your own life you will never forget."Daily Mail
Private Peaceful (Ensemble version) Script
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"I've had nearly eighteen years of yesterdays and tomorrows, and tonight I must remember as many of them as I can. Tonight, more than any other night of my life, I want to feel alive!"