National Theatre Wales are off to Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year, with Cotton Fingers and For All I Care, and we want to link up with as many Wales-based companies as possible in the run up the Fringe, and during.Comment on this group to let us know if you, your company, or a play you recommend is there. Be great to support all the Welsh companies heading up there!Also, please feel free to use this group to look for accommodation, travel buddies and cross-promotion opportunities - such as…See More
July 31, 2019 at 2:15pm to August 27, 2019 at 3:15pm
The Land of My Fathers and Mothers and Some Other People is an all-singing, all-dancing re-enactment of what Rhys's Mam wrote down 40 years ago. This frenzied one-man cabaret mixes stand-up, dance and good old-fashioned singalong to breathe life into his Mam's stories, and bring Treherbert rugby club back to life.Presented by Rhys Slade-Jones in association with The Pleasance and COMMON Recipient of the 2019 COMMON AwardSee More
Born and raised in Rhondda.
Went to London to study.
Became a drag queen.
Projects I’m working on:
The Land of My Fathers and Mothers and Some Other People a one-man cabaret exploring the stories my Mam wrote down in her diary back in 1977.
The show is being produced in association with The Pleasance and COMMON. Winner of 2019 COMMON Award, which seeks to support work from working class artists.
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