In 2013 Chelsea Manning (formerly Bradley) was sentenced after nearly two years in prison without charge.
She was accused of releasing 250,000 secret embassy cables and military logs from Iraq and Afghan wars.
"When I chose to disclose classified information... I did so out of love for our country and a sense of duty for others. If you deny my request for a pardon I will serve my time knowing that sometimes you have to pay a heavy price to live in a free society."
But before any of this, Chelsea Manning was just a teenager in west Wales.
YEP tackles one of the most controversial political stories of modern times.
Carrying on from the sell-out success of The Wonderful World of Dissoocia YEP take this epic story in to the intimate settings of the Playhouse Studio.
Suitable ages 14+ contains some strong language.