Olwen Rees, Gwawr Loader, Melanie Walters, Martin Marquez, Dafydd Hywel & cast
- Source:Farrows Creative / National Theatre Wales
National Theatre Wales presents:
National Theatre Wales with Wales Millennium Centre
Written by Patrick Jones
Directed by Matthew Dunster
Before I leave I'll give you some happiness
The laughter and pain, the good that remains
Hold me tighter still, keep me safe until
Hold me close, before I leave
In Merthyr, people who are losing themselves find each other in a choir for individuals living with dementia and Alzheimer's.
Joe is too young, this shouldn't be happening to him; Dyanne battles to hold on to the man she married.
Evan and Rocky fight a 30-year-old fight - the miners’ strike may be long gone, but the scars remain as the memories jumble and fade.
Ex-librarian and mezzo-soprano Marge has lost her voice. Perhaps only the choir can help her get it back.
And Isabelle won’t let her spirit be locked away and forgotten in a care home that she thinks doesn't care at all.
A funny, moving and ultimately uplifting production featuring covers of well-known songs by artists ranging from Tom Jones to the Sex Pistols, plus a new song by Nicky Wire and James Dean Bradfield of Manic Street Preachers.
27 May – 11 June, 7.30pm
31 May 7.00pm
27 – 30 May
Saturday 11 June, 2.30pm - Captioned and Audio Described Performance - with BSL pre show talk
Thursday 9 June, 2.30pm - Relaxed Performance
Captioned Relaxed Peformance
Thursday 9 June, 2.30pm
Captioned and Audio Described Performance - with BSL pre show talk
Saturday 11 June, 2.30pm
Post show talk
2 & 8 June
£15 - £25
Previews: £12 - £20
Concessions: £2 off
Under 25s: Half price
Contains strong language
Part of Festival of Voice, a new international festival in Cardiff, 3 - 12 June 2016
27 May - 11 June 2016
Sherman Theatre, Cardiff
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