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CountyGreater Manchester
From20th July 2007
To28th July 2007
What is currently on at General (V1414)

Blue Remembered Hills

Originally written for TV, Dennis Potter's deceptively simple tale relates to the activities of seven West-Country seven-year-olds on a summer afternoon during the Second World War, in a wood, a field and a barn. The children (all played by adult actors) play, fight fantasise and swagger, their aggressions, fears, hostilities and rivalries a microcosm of adult interaction. Easy-going Willie tags along as burly Peter bullies gentle Raymond and is challenged by fair minded John. Plain Audrey is overshadowed by Angela's prettiness and wreaks her angry frustrations on the boys. All of them gang up on the terrified 'Donald Duck' who, abused by his mother and ridiculed by his peers, plays his own dangerous game of pyromania which ends in tragedy.
Author Dennis Potter

Archive :: production:T494848457, play:S2597, venue:V1414

Production details

Heaton Park, Middleton Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M25


Company Feelgood Theatre
Director Caroline Clegg
Design Allison Clarke
Design Alison Eyres
Musical Director Faith Watson
Performer Dan Willis
Performer Eve Robertson
Performer Richard Ashton
Performer Tony Beswick
Performer Fiona Paul
Performer Rosie Mason

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