by Chris Urch
Captured live by Riverside Studios at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds whilst on a national tour last year, Land of Our Fathers was screened at venues across Wales in autumn 2016 and was streamed on BBC Arts Online from 14 November 2016 until 14 May 2017.
3 May 1979, South Wales. Thatcher is counting her votes, Sid Vicious is spinning in his grave and six Welsh miners are trapped down a coal mine.
Cast & Crew
Chopper Cornelius Booth
Bomber John Cording
Curly Tomos Eames
Hovis Robert Jezek
Generously supported by the space.
View Film Trailer @landofourfather
Theatr Colwyn, Colwyn Bay
Pontardawe Arts Centre
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
BBC Arts Online Stream
until 14 May 2017
"claustrophobic, soul-searching piece of drama"
"the play epitomises what it means to be Welsh"
"the power of Land of Our Fathers shines through the coal dust"
The Reviews Hub, Bury St Edmunds
"captivating...quality direction of an outstanding cast from Paul Robinson means that every scene is executed to perfection"
"a powerful play"
"a tip top cast"
"the ensemble cast are, frankly, breathtaking"
"a gripping tale"
North East Theatre Guide
"heart-warming, enjoyable, dark and tragic all at the same time"