Octagon Theatre and Theatre by the Lake
By Barry Hines
Adapted for the stage by Robert Alan Evans
Directed by Atri Banerjee

A POWERFUL MODERN CLASSIC BROUGHT TO LIFE ON STAGE

Bullied at school and neglected at home, life isn’t easy for troubled teenager Billy Casper, growing up in 1960s Yorkshire. But then ‘our Billy’ finds Kes…a Kestrel hawk that he cares for and trains. The bird’s silent strength and grace inspires a passion and freedom that has been missing throughout Billy’s life.

This moving and powerful coming of age story, based on the much loved book and film, will now be brought to life on the Octagon stage. In an acclaimed adaptation by Robert Alan Evans, the nature of true friendship is explored with warmth and humour in this uplifting story about survival in a tough world.

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