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Kes archiveUp in the Yorkshire mining towns of 1960s Britain, a little hope was a dangerous thing. Social disintegration and disenchantment taught you to accept your lot; or else get the spirit kicked out of you. Yes, back then, life was certainly grim up North... Especially for our hero; streetwise school-kid Billy Casper. Emotionally neglected - bullied at school and at home - his is a pretty bleak existence; smoking, cadging money and getting into scraps...Until, that is, Kes comes along. Kes is a kestrel that Billy rears and trains; Kes is hope. Together, their friendship shines amid the gloom; but how long can it last...?
Performers Adam Barlow (Billy), Paul Barnhill (Mr Farthing), Antony Bessick (Mr Crossley), Isobel Ford (Mrs McDowell), Christian Foster (Anderson), Ged McKenna (Mr Gryce), Jake Norton (Jud), Meriel Scholfield (Mrs Casper), Simeon Truby (Mr Sugden), James Wooldridge (McDowell).
Book by Barry Hines (A Kestrel for a Knave). Producer Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Director Kevin Shaw. Design Foxton.

Kes

Kes (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0985091374. Details of all Kes archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1168769125

Archive Listings

3 Sep 10
to
25 Sep 10
Coliseum Theatre
Oldham
Greater Manchester

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