Monday, August 07, 2006

Gregory Burke's new play

In The Guardian, Gregory Burke explains why his new play is about the Black Watch regiment.
There is a pride in Scotland - romanticised perhaps, but a pride none the less - about our military traditions. Scotland has always provided a percentage of the British Army disproportionate to its population's size. Where does this martial culture sit alongside the shortbread-tin version of the Highlands, or the socialist glory of the former industrial areas? What is the enduring appeal of regiments like the Black Watch?

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