The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, and directed by Abbey Wright – whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season.
Chesterfield, Derbyshire, 2012. Kath is 86 years young and still going, but as her friends keep dying around her, her only tie to the world is her beloved chapel.
When Kath discovers that the chapel is to be converted into luxury flats for young professionals and that her own son, Graham, has won the contract for the rebuilding work, she is forced into a bitter battle between the past and the future.
In the Big Society that’s just waiting for her to die, Kath is confronted with the fragility of family loyalties and the pain of learning to let go...
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