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Kully Thiarai's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates
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Up in the Yorkshire mining towns of 1960s Britain, a little hope was a dangerous thing. Social disintegration and disenchantment taught you to accept your lot; or else get the spirit kicked out of you. Yes, back then, life was certainly grim up North... Especially for our hero; streetwise school-kid Billy Casper. Emotionally neglected - bullied at school and at home - his is a pretty bleak existence; smoking, cadging money and getting into scraps...Until, that is, Kes comes along. Kes is a kestrel that Billy rears and trains; Kes is hope. Together, their friendship shines amid the gloom; but how long can it last...? Come and celebrate our first birthday with a theatrical event in our Main Space combining drama, outdoor spectacle and live falconry.
adapted by Philip Osment and Kully Thiarai from the novel A Kestrel For A Knave by Barry Hines
Doncaster: Cast 05 Sep 2014
Right Up Our Street
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