Steelworks Theatre Company’s The Fulstow Boys tours across the North East in September.
Stockton’s ARC has announced that Steelworks Theatre Company return in September with the first performances of award-winning writer Gordon Steel’s brand new show, The Fulstow Boys. Produced in association with South Shields’ The Customs House, The Fulton Boys is a powerful, poignant, and hilarious play based on a true story. It will tour to include both the Customs House and Hull Truck theatres.
About The Fulstow Boys:
When Sky News and the rest of the world’s press descend on a small village in Lincolnshire, all hell breaks loose as they ask: Why doesn’t the village have a war memorial, and what are they going to do about it?
Determined to right a wrong that has been hanging over Fulstow since the First World War, the tenacious Nicola Pike leads the village committee in making a decision that threatens to tear the community apart: but Graham is desperate to cure his constipation; Maurice’s back is playing up; and Moira is furious that someone else has been asked to make the chocolate cake at the forthcoming fete.
Set across two time frames the tale of a village’s monumental decision is both heart-breaking and hilarious.
About Steelworks Theatre Company:
Steelworks Theatre Company was founded in 2015 by playwright Gordon Steel. Aiming to be a mid-scale touring theatre, Steelworks is based on Teesside.
Gordon has written and directed plays for over twenty years since his first play Dead Fish won a Fringe First in 1993. Since then, Gordon has written and directed many plays for Hull Truck including Like a Virgin, Albert Nobbs, Studs and A Kick in the Baubles, many of which have been published.
Steelworks Theatre Company's inaugural production Grow Up Grandad was so successful that the Company launched a tour the following year, receiving standing ovations across the north. It has also been published by Joseph Weinberger.
Photo: Kristen Spitty
Photo: Kristen Spitty
The Fulstow Boys will be performed at ARC from Tuesday 6th - Saturday 15th September. Tickets are available online www.arconline.co.uk or from ARC’s Box Office on 01642 525199
It will then appear at South Shields Customs House from Monday 24th – Saturday 29th September. Tickets: https://www.customshouse.co.uk/theatre/the-fulstow-boys/