I was curious, I admit. This play that is so beloved of British regional theatre, revived last year (I think) at Pitlochry and Keswick but set in colonial Malaya, now in the West End. Again. Here it was, Privates on Parade directed by Michael Grandage. Now, I had written to Grandage, and he graciously replied (a minor … More The burden of history: From Privates to Edwin.