The Hired Man



Hull Truck Theatre Co-production.
Book by Melvyn Bragg
Music & Lyrics by Howard Goodall
Directed by Douglas Rintoul

Thu 23 May - Sat 15 Jun, 7.30pm
Matinees: 1, 8, 12, 15 June, 2pm

Cumbria, 1898. Whippet racing, hiring fairs, hunting and drunken antics collide, in this passionate story of John and Emily, a young married couple, and their moving struggle to carve a living from the land.

An epic and heroic tale of love, betrayal and loyalty, set against a backdrop of English country traditions being swept away as a new century faces the gathering storm of war…

Based on the stirring novel by Melvyn Bragg, with a superb score of rousing foot stomping rhythms and soaring choruses by Howard Goodall, the award-winning composer of West End hits Bend It Like Beckham and Love Story.

Pay What You Can performance: Thu 23 May, 7.30pm

Touch Tour: Wed 12 Jun, 1pm - Book in advance at the Box Office.
Audio Described performance: Wed 12 Jun, 2pm

Captioned performance: Thu 13 Jun, 7.30pm

Relaxed performance: Sat 15 Jun, 2pm

Post-show Q&A: Tue 4 Jun

Discover Day: Sat 1 Jun

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Type Price
Tickets £24.50 - £10 (concessions available)


23/05/2019 - 15/06/2019

Opening Hours

Mon 10:00 17:30
Tue 10:00 17:30
Wed 10:00 17:30
Thu 10:00 17:30
Fri 10:00 17:30
Sat 10:00 17:30

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