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As Told By The Boys Who Fed Me Apples

As Told By The Boys Who Fed Me Apples


Presented by Lachlan Driscoll

A breathtaking theatrical epic across the battlefields and back home.

“I didn’t want to leave you. Had to. It’s the rules. Best to forget all that happened out there. Start over… ”
A breathtaking theatrical epic across the battlefields and back home, AS TOLD BY THE BOYS WHO FED ME APPLES is one of the most powerful stories you will see this year. Based on a true story.

Sandy is the only horse to return from the Great War. Sandy is the horse full of wattle who drank water from the Murray, who danced with bogong moths. There’s something special about that horse you can’t quite put your finger on…

“Beautifully written, remarkable and deeply moving” Stage Whispers

Written by R. Johns
Director: Lachlan Driscoll

Important note: In this production, audience will be required to move through the performance space. There is standing room only and very limited seating options are available.

Content warnings: This production contains war themes, descriptions of violence, descriptions of violence against animals, and sounds of gun shots.



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As Told By The Boys Who Fed Me Apples Fri 26th Jul 19:00 STANDARD
$ 28.00
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    Trinity Hall


    70 mins

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    Queensland Premiere


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    Doors Open

    Arrive 30-45 minutes before the show start time unless otherwise stated in the show description.

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    Not licensed to serve alcohol. No food available.

Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we present Anywhere Festival, the Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi, Jinibara, Turrbal and Yuggera Peoples. We wish to pay respect to their Elders - past, present and emerging - and acknowledge the important role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their stories continue to play.