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Crouch, touch, pause, engage

Crouch, touch, pause, engage

Soans, Robin; Sherman Cymru; Out of Joint (Theater company); Arcola Theatre (London, England); National Theatre Wales

On the eve of one of the most important games of his career, Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas received a warning: The Sun newspaper was going to ‘out’ him as gay.This is the story of two Welsh names bruised, but not beaten, by media speculation: Gareth ‘Alfie’ Thomas,100 caps for Wales, now one of the world’s most prominent gay sportsmen; and his hometown,Bridgend, itself a victim of tabloid intrusion following the deaths ofseveral young residents.Working with Alfie himself, and young people in Bridgend, Robin Soans joins forces with some of the UK’s most exciting theatre companies to tell a great story about sport, politics, secrets, life and learning to be yourself

Book. English.
Published London: Oberon Books, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: Robin Soans
ISBN: 1783192100, 9781783192106
Note: First performed 19 Feb - 7 March 2015, at Sherman Theatre, Cardiff.
Note: Presented by Out of Joint, National Theatre Wales & Arcola Theatre, with Sherman Cymru.
Physical Description: 72 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 22 cm.
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Subject: Rugby football Wales Drama.; Plays Great Britain 21st Century.; Gay athletes Wales Drama.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.