A Northumbrian Folktale for Durham Gala Theatre…
WRITTEN BY BENJAMIN STOREY
The Boy & the Seahorse, a North East fairy tale by Benjamin Storey and presented by Interabang Productions.
A modern Northumbrian folktale, based on the last generation of Gas Lamplighters of the North East, the ‘Learies’. Set in the 1899 and with a strong sense of place, tradition and adventure, the play takes the audience on a journey through the history of the Learie, the austerity of the region and the impact of the Sir William Armstrong movement.