Hallowed Ground – Women Docts in War

Four women. Many stories. A century of service. Follow the
personal journeys of four women, Lilian, Mary, Tam and Catherine,
united in their determination to utilise their skills in the field of
medicine on active service within the military. From the pioneers of
World War I, first denied military service, throughout the battles of
World War II – through contemporary conficts, and as
peacekeepers in times of humanitarian crisis; these and other
stories come to life in vivid accounts of revelation, loss, struggle and
kinship. Together they share moments of hope and humour that
punctuate the otherwise harrowing task of confict medicine.
Written and researched over two years by Carolyn Bock and Helen
Hopkins, The Shift Theatre brings together affine ensemble cast
and creative…

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