Piece of Work

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Critically acclaimed storyteller James Rowland returns with a brand new show about fathers, sons and the hope that makes life liveable

James Rowland has been touring his storytelling theatre shows for half his adult life. This year was different though. Returning home after his first stint away, he received a letter that exploded his life, and the tour became a search: for the person who sent it, for a sense of home, and to maybe save a life…

"Rowland’s effortless charm and natural skills as a raconteur mean that you’re never sure which way this tale is going to turn in the telling"

British Theatre Guide

Featuring James’ captivating mix of storytelling, comedy and music (as well as Shakespeare’s Hamlet) this remarkable road trip follows his critically acclaimed run at the 2023 Edinburgh Festival, the sell-out show Learning to Fly and The Songs of Friendship Trilogy. Hilarious and heart breaking, join James for a remarkable road trip that’s guaranteed to delight and surprise. 

Running time: 65mins
Suitable 14+ (contains discussion of suicide and mental illness)


“Jokes arrive at just the right time, as if he is twisting a pressure gauge”

The Guardian