Staged reading at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
2:30pm, Friday 4th December 2015
“… You and your brother grew up here. You were made in this house. And I’m not ready to give it up yet.”
Arthur lives alone in a third floor council flat overlooking Leeds, a city that has been home to him and his family for fifty years. The time has come however for Arthur’s middle aged children to move their father out of the family home, but for his needs or theirs?
The Creative Team
Ben Weatherill is currently playwright in residence with Curve, Leicester. His debut play 'Chicken Dust' debuted at the Finborough Theatre earlier this year. He is currently represented by Curtis Brown.
Jake Smith studied Drama and Theatre Practice at the University of Hull graduating with first-class honours. He is currently the Trainee Director at Chichester Festival Theatre. Jake began his career at Hull Truck and was a founding member of Assemble Fest, promoting,mentoring and supporting emerging theatre companies.
Joshua Beaumont is currently the Associate Producer at Seabright Productions. Joshua is a graduate of the Stage One Apprenticeships for New Producers and the National Theatre Course for Young Producers. Joshua has previously worked at Hull Truck Theatre, Slung Low Theatre Company and Festival Highlights.
Arthur: Kevin Whately
Jacquie: Angela Griffin
Susan: Rebecca Charles
Paul: James Weaver
Katie: Phoebe Sparrow