A glance at some upcoming intriguing and challenging plays
The Living Unknown Soldier
Arcola, Dalston, London
Until 15 March
Based on Le Soldat Inconnu Vivant by Jean-Yves Le Naour, this is the true story of a soldier found in France in 1918 wandering on a station platform with no knowledge of his identity or the country he has been defending. As news spreads, families flock to look at him hoping to find missing fathers, brothers, husbands and sons.