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First Touch
Information for First Touch at Playhouse, Nottingham (Play). Clayton James, a 17-year-old Nottingham lad, dreams of becoming the next Viv Anderson. With a prodigious talent, the offer of a professional contract at a First Division club and a growing romance with girlfriend Serena, he appears to have the world at his feet. But life at the beginning of the 1980s isn't easy for Clayton and his family, trying to make it in an era of racism and hooliganism. And Clayton's steelworker dad Patterson faces an uncertain future as the Thatcher government faces off against the unions. When his charismatic and powerful former coach, Lafferty, returns after four years away, Clayton is forced to confront painful memories of the past. Can he protect his loved ones from the truth of what he endured? First Touch is a gripping and heartfelt drama about what it takes to fulfil your dreams. World Premiere.
Age Advisory: 14+
Producer Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company.

First Touch


Friday, 5th June 2020 to Saturday, 20th June 2020. Open 9th Jun 20.
19:30. Jun20 9 at 19:00. Thu Jun20 11, 18 Mats 13:30. Sat Jun20 13, 20 Mats 14:30
18 June 2020 19:30 - Audio Described
19 June 2020 19:30 - Sign Interpreted
20 June 2020 14:30 - Captioned
20 June 2020 14:30 - Audio Described

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First Touch at Playhouse, NottinghamQTix Codes:
Listing: L0625359700
Production: T01483306394
Event: S676993597
Venue: V457
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