WP Drama Two Gun Cohen – The Improbable True Story



How did a Jewish immigrant to London's East End end up as a General in the Chinese army and become "Two Gun" Cohen? This incredible true story is recounted by Cohen from his cell in a Japanese prison in 1941 as he suffers cruel interrogation. A wild child, boxer, pickpocket, Borstal prisoner, Canadian rancher, gambler, nefarious businessman, soldier in WW1, politician, raconteur, hero to the Canadian Chinese community and at the forefront of history as ADC to Sun Yat Sen, a founding father of modern China and Taiwan.

This show was part of our Edinburgh Fringe 2023 Edinburgh Fringe Programme