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A nostalgic and tender look back at life in the North East over the last century. The stories of three generations unfold in a backyard in Jarrow, where songs are sung and tales are told; bombs fall and oranges grow; where the great issues of the day - football, unemployment, politics and football - are argued over, where a small boy learns everything about life which really matters, from the ancient craft of making netty paper from newspaper to HomeGuard drill with a broomstick; where Reuben the toad is lost and found, and where, beyond the yard walls, lions and buffaloes roam the plains of Tyneside.Performers John Woodvine, Deka Walmsley, Gez Casey, Zoe Lambert, Carol McGuigan, Donald McBride, Madaleine Moffatt.
Author Alan Plater. Producer Live Theatre. Director Max Roberts.
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