National Theatre Wales announces two new productions tackling the labour movement in Wales . 1 May 2017

National Theatre Wales is today (Mon 1st May; International Workers’ Day) announcing projects that will focus on two totems of Wales’ long history of collectivism and industry; the birth of the National Health Service, brainchild of Tredegar-born Aneurin Bevan in 1948, and the Port Talbot steelworks.

WE’RE STILL HERE
Port Talbot, September 2017

Six years after National Theatre Wales staged its iconic The Passion in Port Talbot on Easter weekend 2011, the company returns to the town this September, with multi-award-winning theatre company Common Wealth, to stage a brand new play written by Rachel Trezise.

 

NHS70
Locations across Wales, 2018

Working with communities and artists, National Theatre Wales will celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday in 2018 with a series of seven multi-platform productions, made and performed live across the country and online. Digital storyteller Lisa Heledd Jones and director Marcus Romer join National Theatre Wales today in inviting the public to share stories about their own experiences with the NHS in Wales.

 

Full press release here.