Owen Sheers’s Pink Mist

Monday, April 10, 2017  6:15pm Jerome Greene Annex


Free and open to the public

    Event Video
    Owen Sheers' Pink Mist Reading and Discussion

Pink Mist tells the story of three young Bristol men deployed to Afghanistan. Returning to the women in their lives who must now share the physical and psychological aftershocks of their service, Arthur, Hads and Taff find their journey home is their greatest battle.

This play was inspired by 30 interviews with returned servicemen and first staged at Bristol Old Vic in 2015. Described as fearlessly lyrical in its imagery” (The Times) and “the most important play of the year" (What’s On Stage), Pink Mist will be published in the US for the first time on April 4 by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday.

Owen Sheers will read from his work, followed by a panel discussion with Peter Meineck and Maurice Decaul. 


  • Guest Speaker

    Owen Sheers

    Professor in Creativity

    Swansea University

  • Discussant

    Peter Meineck

    Professor of Classics in the Modern World

    New York University

  • Discussant

    Maurice Emerson Decaul

    Poet, Essayist, Playwright

  • Introduction

    Mark Mazower

    Ira D. Wallach Professor of World Order Studies

    Department of History
    Columbia University


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