Landmark revival of ‘The Hired Man’ comes to the Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Director Douglas Rintoul‘s celebrated new revival of the acclaimed British musical, The Hired Man, based on the novel by Melvyn Bragg and with a musical score by Howard Goodall, will run at the Oldham Coliseum Theatre from Thursday 20 June to Saturday 6 July 2019.

Set in Cumbria in 1898, young married couple John and Emily have just moved to a new town to start their lives together. Whilst struggling to carve a living from the land, their story is a heroic tale of love, betrayal, loyalty and community.

The cast features Coliseum favourite Lauryn Redding as Emily, as well as Jon BonnerLloyd Gorman, Oliver HembroughTJ Holmes, Lucy KeirlLara LewisSufia Manya, Samuel Martin, Tom Self, and James William-Pattison.



Howard Goodall commented:

I am absolutely thrilled about this revival: three brilliant regional theatres, a wonderful creative team and a chance for a new generation of theatre-goers to see this piece that Melvyn Bragg and I first put in front of an audience 35 years ago.”


Lauryn Redding & Oliver Hembrough © Mark-Sepple


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