The Grandfathers

Theatre (drama, contemporary)

  • Hill Street Theatre - Dunedin Theatre
  • 13:15
  • Aug 4-27
  • 55 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Reconnect Regal Theatre
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Scenes of violence, Strong language/swearing
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year
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The Grandfathers explores the idea of national conscription if it was still legal as we live now. We see eight young men join up to fight for their country – not through want but through force. The piece examines the different effects this has on the individual young men and how devastating national conscription can be. We follow Kol, Val, Kost, Stas, Dim, Lev, Sash and Zhen through their preparation for the front line and deployment. 'Your country called you up, and you came!'

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  • Accessible entry: There are four flights of stairs.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
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