The Hired Man by Howard Goodall at Landor from 2 Aug

Theatrica Ltd presents The Hired Man, at the Landor Theatre, a fringe venue in Clapham, south London, from 2 to 27 Aug 2011.

Book by Melvyn Bragg, music, lyrics & orchestrations by Howard Goodall. Additional Orchestrations by Niall Bailey.

Directed by Andrew Keates, designed by Freya Groves, lighting by Howard Hudson, sound by Sarah Weltman.

A love triangle taking us right to the heart of Cumbrian life in the run up to the first world war. It’s the story of a young married couple and their struggles - to carve a living from the land and to survive working in the coal-mines - just as the gathering storm of war in Europe threatens their community, their love and their lives.

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