A Way Home
Author(s): Christina Castling
Running time: 2h 10min approx
The fight for a place to belong.
"This house isn’t unfit for habitation. We’re inhabiting it. It’s been inhabited for 100 years!"
It’s 1951 and a third of County Durham Durham’s villages have been classified as ‘D’. No longer deemed worthy of investment, they’re expected to die quietly. But they refuse to go without a fight.
A Way Home is a new play rooted in the stories and memories of the people who called those D villages home. A county-wide fight lasting over 25 years becomes a 12-month journey at Bet’s kitchen table as she and her family grapple with what identity, loss and belonging really look like.