Set in Cumbria, England from 1898 to the 1920s, THE HIRED MAN follows the life of John Tallentire and his family through the trials of early 20th century rural and industrial working life to the war-torn trenches of WW1.
Based on the novel by Melvyn Bragg, with music and lyrics by Howard Goodall, GMS are delighted to present this breath-taking musical.
With Paul Norton (Director), Shane Farrell (Musical Director) and Jay Molyneux (Choreographer) this musical rendering of a true classic will be loved by all who experience it.
Duration 135 mins excl interval
“Not to be missed” - THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
"Thoughtful and, on occasions, most moving.... That rare thing: a folk opera of our immediate past." – DAILY MAIL, LONDON