‘Sion Pritchard gives a stunning performance.’ The Stage ****
‘There’s a real humanity to Last Christmas, a truth in the writing and playing that makes it one of the best things on the Fringe this year.’
The Scotsman *****
‘Make way for Matthew Bulgo's low-key but acutely written story about an ordinary bloke facing up to grief and fatherhood. Despite the title, Dirty Protest's production is definitely no turkey; more of a little cracker.’Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
Fresh from the Fringe, award-winning Welsh theatre company Dirty Protest bring you this funny, heartbreaking and, ultimately, uplifting play just in time for the Christmas season. Forget panto and the dreaded office party, this one-man show from Matthew Bulgo will make you laugh, cry and leave the theatre wanting to call your loved ones.
Returning home for Christmas, Tom is confronted with the ghosts of his past. Forced to face his demons, will he be able to to rescue his family and his future in time?
Dirty Protest is Cardiff's leading fringe theatre company dedicated to staging new writing. Launched in 2007, the award-winning Dirty Protest Theatre has worked with more than a 100 Welsh writers, staging new sell-out plays in alternative venues, from pubs and clubs, to kebab shops, hairdressers and a forest!
Winner of 2013 Best Production Wales (Critics' Choice) at the Theatre Critics of Wales awards for the premiere of Katherine Chandler's Parallel Lines. Last year Dirty Protest combined shorts nights of new writing with performances at Latitude Festival, Royal Court and Almeida.
Please note: Advised age 18+