About the show
Touring South Wales September – October 2019
National Theatre Wales
Written by Katherine Chandler
Directed by Phil Clark
Performer Christian Patterson
Katherine Chandler’s touchingly funny monologue explores an unexpected friendship between hapless hospital radio DJ Danny Walkman and tough talking patient Peggy.
After his radio show at St Bevan’s Hospital, Danny has a chance encounter in the Garden of Hope with Peggy. They’ve nothing in common, but in Danny’s world everyone likes music, don’t they?
Everyone’s got a song, and if there’s one thing Danny Walkman is good at, it’s getting people to tell him what their song is. Peggy doesn’t give much away, so it’s a race against time for Danny to find, and play, Peggy’s song.
Peggy’s Song was originally commissioned as part of National Theatre Wales’ NHS70 Festival in July 2018, when it was performed in Wrexham.
Age guidance: 14+
Riverfront Newport – 25 September, 7.45pm
Pontardawe Arts Centre – 26 September, 7.30pm & 27 September, 7.30pm
Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon – 1 October, 7.30pm
Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl – 2 October, 7.30pm
Theatr Hafren, Newtown – 3 October, 7.45pm
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea – 4 October, 7.30pm
Theatr Richard Burton, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff – 5 October, 7.30pm
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny – 7 October, 7.30pm
Blackwood Miners Institute – 8 October, 7.30pm
Torch Theatre, Milford Haven – 9 October, 7.30pm
Ffwrnes, Llanelli – 10 October, 7.30pm
Lyric, Carmarthen – 11 October, 7.30pm
Writer Katherine Chandler
Director Phil Clark
Set & Costume Designer Carl Davies
Lighting Designer Katy Morison
Sound Designer Sion Orgon