War Veterans Take To The Stage

 Combat Veteran Players

A real-life Band of Brothers & Sisters


Andy McCabe, formerly a Seaman in the Royal Navy, has been in all of the Combat Veteran Players productions since joining in 2011. He has attended multiple workshops with the RSC and Shakespeare’s Globe. In their first production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2012), he played Demetrius. The next production Henry V (2013) saw him in a variety of roles – Bishop of Ely, Henry V, Gower, Uncle Exeter, Duke of Orleans and Katherine. In Hamlet (2014) he doubled as Horatio and Polonius. He runs workshops in the Schools’ Workshops Programme as a member of Shakespeare’s Soldiers.