A contemporary adaptation of a classic German play, a comic satire on militarization and the 'cult of the uniform'.
"Carl Zuckmayer (1896-1977) was a German playwright whose work exposes many of the problems engendered by the two world wars. His plays include The Happy Vineyard, The Villain of Bergen, The Devil's General, Barbara Blomberg, The Song in the Fiery Furnace and The Cold Light. In 1952 his collected works received the Goethe Prize. Ron Hutchinson has written extensively for the stage, film and television. His theatre work includes Rat In The Skull, Durand's Line and Beau Brummel. Oberon Books also publishes his plays Flight, Head/Case, Topless Mum and Moonlight And Magnolias"