DetailsThe Road to Nab End
, tells the remarkable tale of a poverty-stricken childhood which caught the imagination of people throughout the world. It evokes the hardships and joys of growing up in a northern community during the great depression. From heroic mill workers to a sadistic nun, from an inspirational grandmother to the rector who had an unfortunate meeting with a lion at Skegness Fair, the monuments and memories are full of spirit, humour and a little sadness. The Road to Nab End
is a step back in time to the characters of an extraordinary Northern childhood.Performers Adam Barlow (Billy), Robin Simpson (Harold), Chris Chilton (Patrick), John Elkington (Father), Lisa Howard (Mother), Frances McNamee (Jenny), Jo Mousley (Brenda), Kenneth Alan Taylor (William).
Author William Woodruff (from the best selling book). Producer Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Adapted by Philip Goulding. Director Kevin Shaw. Design Alison Heffernan.