Barrow Hill

Finborough Theatre

Barrow Hill

19 Aug 2012 - 04 Sep 2012

£14.00 - £14.00

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"It took your Great-Great-Grandfather and the rest a’ this town years to build this chapel. A hundred years of people's lives caught between its stones. And now these invisible men are trying to erase it till there's nowt left of any a' us."

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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