England & Son
Author(s): Ed Edwards
Company: HOME, Manchester and Tin Cat Entertainment
Set when The Great Devouring comes home, England & Son is a one-man play written specifically for the award-winning political comedian Mark Thomas by award-winning playwright Ed Edwards (The Political History of Smack and Crack - Paines Plough's Roundabout, Soho and UK tour).
England & Son emerges from characters Mark knew in his childhood and Ed's lived experience in gaol. Prepare to be taken on a kaleidoscopic odyssey where disaster capitalism, empire, stolen youth and stolen wealth merge into the simple tale of a working-class boy who just wants his dad to smile at him.