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“A thoughtful and engaging play that reminds us that some of the wounds of war may be invisible but can all the same be fantastically debilitating.”

British Theatre Guide - Four Stars

Wired by Lesley Wilson

"They said I'd be good at it."


Following training, Joanna is deployed to Afghanistan and believes she is prepared for what lies ahead. What she is not prepared for is a visit from her past. As the realities of war close in around her, Joanna struggles to make sense of the voices, memories and flashbacks that wage war inside her head.

Wired was developed in collaboration with the British Army. 

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017

Wired was performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 23 - 26 August 2017 at the Army @ The Fringe venue in Summerhall.


Joanna - Jasmine Main 

Mother - Natalie Clark

Voice - Una McDade

Creative Team

Writer - Lesley Wilson

Director - Jordan Blackwood

Producer - Lisa Nicoll

Sound Design - Davie Green

Originally developed with support from Playwrights’ Studio Scotland and Tron Theatre Creative.

A play where the character shares centre stage with the issue, rather than simply being the vehicle through which it's presented.'

The Reviews Hub - Five Stars

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