With live music and Welsh cakes ‘Hiraeth’ explores the decline of Welsh tradition and identity through the story of one woman’s struggle to escape and let go.
In the summer of 1989, a farmer’s wife gave birth to a baby girl named Buddog James Jones. In this moment she became heir to the family’s three hundred year old farming dynasty.
Desperate to leave her family farm, Bud wrestles with the knowledge that her departure will sound the death knell for the family farm. Leaving five generations of tradition behind her as she sets out alone into the big smoke…
Created by Jesse Briton, Buddog James Jones and Max Mackintosh. Presented by the Buddog James Jones Collective
“SWEETLY HILARIOUS LO-FI COMEDY” 4 Stars Time Out
Hiraeth was premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014, after winning the Ideas Tap Award 2014, to great success.