by Manon Wyn Williams
“It’s not us who have a hold over the land, it’s the land that has a hold over us.”
Plans are afoot to build a new nuclear power station on Anglesey. But what effect will Wylfa Newydd have on its nearest neighbours, as the capitalist machine attempts to swallow up a farm that has remained in the same family for generations?
Do we have a choice? How else can we ensure that the light stays on? And don’t we desperately need the jobs?
A bold new verbatim play about a community’s right to shape its own future.
Constructed from interviews with local people, a cast of familiar faces brings to life the arguments for and against this most divisive of issues.
- Director: Sarah Bickerton (director of Nansi, The National Eisteddfod - Montgomeryshire and the Marches, 2015).
- Cast: Siw Hughes, Gwyn Vaughan Jones, Dafydd Emyr, Sion Pritchard, Iwan Charles, Steffan Harri, Lowri Gwynne.
- Based on an original idea by Sarah Bickerton and Marred Glynn Jones.
This is a Welsh language production. English language access via SIBRWD – please download the app.
+ There will be a post-show Q&A chaired by Jon Gower on Thursday 19 October.
Please note these performances will take place at The Atrium, Cardiff, CF24 2FN