Kings of Idle Land

Presented by C H Productions

It was an argument between two teenagers, living just streets apart, which sparked the darkest days in Oldham’s history.

Michael and Hammad are not those teenagers.

It’s April 2001, and racial tensions are palpable. Surrounded by a confetti of Carlsberg cans, two young friends are involuntarily falling in love.

Social pressures and curiosity collide in this comedy drama by Conor Hunt. A story about race, love and riots.

Theatre & Performance
Varies06 — 10 Feb
Cavern - The Vaults, Leake Street
1hr 00m
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About the company

C H Productions

C H Productions were founded by Conor Hunt in 2017 to create exhilarating, exciting and relatable theatre that explores the every day person in larger social backdrops. Championing regional voices, they aim to inspire and provoke conversation, telling a diverse range of stories from people across the UK.

Their last piece, The F Word, ran at Edinburgh Fringe in 2017 to 5 and 4 star reviews and before returning to London for a further run. Nominated for the Eddies in Edinburgh 2017.


Producer: Conor Hunt
Director : Conor Hunt
Writer: Conor Hunt
Movement Director: Felipe Pacheco

Michael: Samuel Retford
Hammad: Shiv Rabheru

Press & Reviews

Praise for previous Work - The F Word reviews

"Hunt, Tricker and Rees have created a masterpiece" (5*, The Wee Review)

"a beautiful piece of theatre that reminds us to be thankful for life." (4*, BroadwayBaby)

"Exploring the fragility of our closest relationships, the play places focus on how we react when we're at our most vulnerable." (4*, BroadwayWorld)