ABOUT THE OBSERVATORY Two paths cross in the blistering heat of the desert. A father is killed and soldier is blamed; the morality of conflict comes under fire.
The servicemen and women involved struggle to find a path through the shifting sands as an inquiry raises more questions than answers. For the man who pulled the trigger, the choice is made clear: honour or shame.
REVIEWS "Daniel Foxsmith's script is mature and well-composed"
- The Scotsman
"A moving human drama that goes beyond the bald statistics about war"
- Scottish Daily Mail
"Young theatre company Snuff Box isn't scared of asking thorny questions…with echoes of fringe hit Blackwatch…this could become an important piece"
"Atmospheric, sad and thought provoking…masterfully acted throughout"
- Three Weeks
"The tone of the performance cannot be faulted…the ensemble cast is powerful"
"A well written and superbly acted play…slick and
- Ed Fringe Review
Winner of Scottish Daily Mail/CDS Edinburgh Festival Fringe Award.
Winner of NSDF11 IdeasTap and Arden Entertainment Edinburgh Show Award
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