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A one-man show about love, loss, and motorways. Join writer-performer and UK poetry slam champion Ben Norris as he battles the country's most notorious service stations and the perils of lower-league football in search of the man who became his father. Born in London, Ben's dad then moved to Welwyn Garden City, then Breachwood Green, then Langford, and then Nottingham. Always North, and always loosely in line with the M1. Which got Ben thinking... So he decided to start in Nottingham, where he was born and grew up, and where his dad still lives, and hitchhike south down the M1, backwards in time through his father's life. This poetic multimedia ramshackle pilgrimage is the result. By turn hilarious and moving, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Family explores the merits of Travelodge while asking searching questions of identity.

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Author: Ben Norris
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Archive listings for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Family

Work type: One person show.

T068899874

Producer Louisa Davies. Performer Ben Norris.
13 Oct 17 to 14 Oct 17Theatr Clwyd, Mold :: V810
listing details L197762670
25 Nov 16 to 27 Nov 16Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L1026501698
4 Nov 16Artrix, Bromsgrove :: V073680848
listing details L0238280392
31 Oct 16 to 1 Nov 16Alma Tavern Theatre, Bristol :: V0707367604
listing details L1012267319
19 Oct 16The Maltings, Farnham :: V701
listing details L0793677006
15 Oct 16Playhouse, Nottingham :: V457
listing details L1646664087
8 Oct 16Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead :: V1294444431
listing details L01587785015
28 Sep 16Theatre Royal, York :: V954
listing details L02084711800
30 Jul 15 to 31 Jul 15Camden People's Theatre, Outer London :: V176
listing details L0272860624

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