WW1 Collection

WW1 Collection

Friday, 20 June 2014

An online collection of useful resources and articles from around the web. We'll be updating throughout the tour of Regeneration.

Welcome to our online collection of World War One content.

In this the centernary year, we'll be keeping track of useful resources and interesting articles from around the internet that have relevance to Touring Consortium Theatre Company's production of Pat Barker's Regeneration, adapted by Nicholas Wright.

If you stumble on something we've missed, we'd love to hear from you @TheatreCloud

added by Nicholas Rice on 17/11/2014
War Poet Wilfred Owen: A Remembrance Tale (BBC WW1 Documentary) 

added by Nicholas Rice on 13/11/2014
An infographic showing war deaths by number and the duration of each conflict. Provides an interesting look at the cost of war from the beginning of the 20th Century to the present day. 

added by Nicholas Rice on 29/10/2014
Pat Barker Interview 
A new interview with Regeneration author Pat Barker. Starts about 01:50.

added by Stacey Permaul on 26/09/2014
The Scottish Poetry Library: National Poetry Day Resources for Teachers

A brilliant page for teachers all across the UK who are keen to get their students involved in National Poetry Day and poetry in general. There are downloadable posters, cards, inspirational Pinterest boards and lots more...love it!

added by Nicholas Rice on 29/08/2014
Cambridge Digital Library: Sassoon Journals

This is a breathtaking collection of Sassoon's war diaries which have been made available online by the Cambridge Digital Library. It's incredibly fascinating to see these historic documents online, from everything I've seen and read about the war, this has brought me closer to the mind of a soldier. 



added by Jenny King on 07/08/2014
12 amazing WW1 facts that you probably don't know


This whole site is fabulous if you have some time to take a look. I like this article...always good to find out new things about such a huge topic.

added by Stacey Permaul on 07/08/2014
First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Stuart Lees visited the Regeneration cast during rehearsals last week and he mentioned his website, First World War Poetry Digital Archive. It's brimming with useful resources, information and I particularly like the audio clips from real-life World War One veterans.

added by Stacey Permaul on 07/08/2014
I love these idents from Channel 4 featuring some of the UK's most loved actors reading First World War poetry. Very poignant.

Remembering World War 1 - Channel 4


added by Nicholas Rice on 07/08/2014
Sorry folks it's been a while since we've updated our collection and we have a lot to catch up on!

BBC R4: am West reads the censored version of Artocities 

added by Nicholas Rice on 20/06/2014
C4: Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen: Read by Christopher Eccleston 

added by Nicholas Rice on 20/06/2014
Gallery: Poets of the first world war

The Guardian has a great collection of photographs and original documents which really give you a sense of the period and the work of the war poets. 

© The British Library / The Wilfred Owen Literary Estate

added by Nicholas Rice on 05/06/2014
BBC iWonder: Has poetry distorted our view of World War One?

Poet Ian McMillan raises an important question as to how much of our understanding is influenced by the legacy and impact of the war poets. This is a great read and encourages us all to look further into the conflict and the issues raised in the poetry.

added by Nicholas Rice on 30/05/2014
BBC i Wonder - Did Craiglockhart hospital revolutionise mental healthcare?

A great look into the Craiglockhart hospital, where Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen met in 1917.  

added by Nicholas Rice on 30/05/2014
BBC Radio 4 - All in the mind - Craiglockhart hospital

Play from 21:00 - 27:40. Interview with Catherine Walker, Curator of the War Poets Collection at â€‹Edinburgh Napier University's Craiglockhart campus

Image by Anders via Flickr under a creative commons license.

Regeneration premiered on 2 September 2014 (previews from 29 August) at Royal & Derngate, Northampton, where it continues until 20 September 2014. It then tours to York, Edinburgh, Bradford, Nottingham, Cheltenham, Richmond, Wolverhampton, Darlington and Blackpool where it concludes on 29 November.