Rutherford And Son


Monday, 24 October 2022 to Saturday, 29 October 2022

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In a Northern industrial town, John Rutherford rules both factory and family with an iron will. Even as the furnaces burn relentlessly at the Glassworks, at home his children begin to turn against him. This is a thrilling Edwardian melodrama and a beautifully well observed character study of a dynasty under threat from progress, familial reticence, and rebellion. This blunt, dour businessman has devoted his entire life to running the family business and he cares for nothing else. But times are tough. The firm is in debt and on its last legs, he’s now answerable to a board and the unions, and, worse, he fears what will happen to Rutherford and Son when he’s six feet under…..

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