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“A Good Clean Heart” by Alun Saunders

 

We are delighted to help promote an upcoming Welsh Tour of the magnificent play by award-winning playwright Alun Saunders, “A Good Clean Heart”.  Alun, a St. David’s Adopter, will be touring the play around Wales culminating in a week-long stand at the Wales Millennium Centre during National Adoption Week 2016.

A GOOD CLEAN HEART
Two brothers, raised apart in West Wales and South London, now reunited.
This dynamic, bilingual play in English & Welsh from award-winning playwright Alun Saunders is the rollercoaster story of HEFIN & JAY, where things go from brilliant to horrific in a heartbeat.

A GOOD CLEAN HEART
Dau frawd wedi’u magu ar wahan yng Ngorllewin Cymru a De Llundain, yn ailuno, ailgydio, ailgysylltu.
Dyma gynhyrchiad deinamig o ddrama doniol a theimladwy Alun Saunders mewn dwy iaith: stori HEFIN a JAY a noson mwyaf cyffrous – ac hunllefus – eu bywydau.

 

REVIEW: ARTS SCENE IN WALES – MIKE SMITH – 13/05/15

A Good Clean Heart, The Other Room


“…a face smackingly amazing evening…”

“Alun Saunders cleverly constructed and sharply written play A Good Clean Heart [takes] the tale of two brothers separated by adoption at a very early age as its focus but from there somehow manages to give a darned good look at identity, nationalism, race, social deprivation, class, growing up, insecurity, guilt, parenting, sacrifice…well that’s enough for now….in just over an hour. Phew. And he does it really, really well.”

“…the divisions contrast and values that are inherent in the bilingualism of Wales, the barriers and misunderstandings that exist (and not only from outside Wales) and the cultural shorthand our language creates adds a richness to the story.”

 

 

TICKET AND TOUR INFORMATION

UNDERBELLY, COWGATE – EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE
04 – 28/08/16 (no Monday performances)
http://www.underbellyedinburgh.co.uk/whats-on/a-good-clean-heart#select-a-performance-jump

THEATR CLWYD
07 – 09/09/16
https://www.theatrclwyd.com/en/whats-on/good-clean-heart/

CANOLFAN CELFYDDYDAU PONTARDAWE ARTS CENTRE
14/09/16
https://npttheatres.co.uk/pontardawe/events/a-good-clean-heart/

NEUADD DWYFOR, PWLLHELI
16/09/16
(no website) Swyddfa Docynnau / Box office. 01758 704 088

RIVERFRONT, NEWPORT
19&20/09/16
https://tickets.newportlive.co.uk/en-GB/shows/a%20good%20clean%20heart%20(age%20guide%2014+)/events

PONTIO, BANGOR
05&06/10/16
https://pontio.co.uk/Online/default.asp

TORCH THEATRE, MILFORD HAVEN
11/10/16
http://torchtheatre.co.uk/events/a-good-clean-heart/

WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE/CANOLFAN MILENIWM CYMRU, CAERDYDD
18-22/10/16
https://www.wmc.org.uk/Productions/2016-2017/WestonStudio/AGoodCleanHeart/?view=Standard

Author: Dan Warner 28.07.2016

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