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Theatre and dance

Mark Thomas in England & Son

Thu 28 – Fri 29 Sep 2023

Djanogly Theatre

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“A nation that devours another will one day devour itself”.

Set when The Great Devouring comes home, this one-man play, the first Mark has ever performed that he has not written himself, was specially written for him by award-winning playwright Ed Edwards. With deep, dark laughs and deep, dark love, England & Son emerges from characters Mark knew in his childhood and Ed’s lived experience in jail. A kaleidoscopic odyssey where disaster capitalism, empire, stolen youth and wealth merge into the simple tale of a working-class boy who just wants his dad to smile at him.

Find out more about Mark and his performance in England & Son, in this article by Steve Orme.

 

WINNER – FRINGE FIRST 2023
WINNER – LUSTRUM AWARD WINNER 2023 for unforgettable festival shows
WINNER – WOW (Entertainment Now) Edinburgh Festival Week 1 Best Theatre Show

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