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Miners dig deep in play making its Welsh debut

A West-End production set in the South Wales Valleys will make its Welsh debut at the Millennium Centre next week.

 

Land of Our Fathers tells the tale of six miners trapped down a pit after an electrical explosion; though audiences know this is nothing compared to the blast destined for Welsh miners as Thatcher ascends to power.

 

Mixing raw emotion with Welsh banter, the play received critical acclaim in London and playwright, Chris Urch, hopes for repeat receptions this side of the bridge.

 

“I’m delighted the play is finally coming to Wales,” Chris said. “When we had our runs in London the Welsh audience responded so well to it.”

 

Land of Our Fathers will show in Cardiff from 20-28 October. Tickets are available from the Centre’s Box Office.

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