Land of our Fathers by Chris UrchLand of our Fathers by Chris Urch

Land of our Fathers

byChris Urch

Paperback | September 24, 2014

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"I can't believe we're arguing over a Blue Riband" "I can't believe we're stuck down a mine." "Yet here we are" 3rd May 1979, South Wales. Thatcher is counting her votes, Sid Vicious is spinning in his grave, and six Welsh miners are trapped down a coal mine. Within two weeks everything these men believe in and everything they know will have changed. A darkly comic drama looking at the dramatic two weeks in which a group of Welsh miners are trapped underground. Chris Urch's debut full-length play is packed full of blistering comedy and summons a generation of lost voices.
Chris Urch trained as an actor at Drama Centre. In 2011 he was longlisted for the Bruntwood Prize. In February 2012 he was selected from over 800 submissions as one of the 503Five, an 18-month playwriting residency with Theatre503. Since then, he has graduated from the Royal Court's Young Writers Programme. He has also participated...
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Title:Land of our FathersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 24, 2014Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474227589

ISBN - 13:9781474227582

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It's a promising debut from Chris Urch, rich in character and with plenty of black comedy . . .