Fatherland: Songs and stories from a forgotten England
Fatherland – a bold new theatre show created by Karl Hyde, Frantic Assembly’s Scott Graham and playwright Simon Stephens, focusing on contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions.
Inspired by conversations with fathers and sons from the trio’s home towns in the heart of the country, Fatherland is a survey of life in Britain’s towns today. The show will reinvent the familiar spaces of Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, with a cast of 13 men and a remarkable, all-embracing musical score by Karl Hyde and Matthew Herbert.
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