Hristo Boytchev
The recent plays of the world famous
playwright Hristo Boytchev - more than 100 productions
in Europe, America and Asia.
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The Colonel Bird

The play was awarded by Harold Pinter
as a World Winner at The British Council's
International Dramma Competition - 1997

Staged in 27 countries.

6 Characters - 1 female and 5 male

In a small psychiatric ward situated in a former monastery and lost somewhere in the mountains in the Balkans, six patients and a very young doctor are left to their fate in the winter.
At the fatal moment UN planes heading from Bosnia, having lost their way in a winter storm during the night, drop humanitarian aid by mistake. The parcels contain food and military uniforms for clothes. Dresses up as "Blue helmets" they become a real military unit...

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