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Dirty Laundry Podcast

February 1953

Reuben Moth is dying…

His daughter, Nora, does her best to keep him clean and comfortable, but Stoke-on-Trent of the 1950s is not a clean or comfortable place – and Reuben Moth is not at peace.

Something rises from his past that will not be silent any more. In his final fever he calls out the name Emeline time and again. Nora wonders who this mystery woman could be. And why Reuben is suddenly receiving important visitors? What secret have they all been keeping for almost twenty years? And why must it never come to light?

Dirty Laundry Podcast Trailer

by Claybody Theatre Company

Many thanks to Martin Tideswell, and his award-winning team at The Sentinel and SOTLive, for joining us during our last production, The D Road. Thanks to their incredible support, and for creating this fab film where we get a chance to talk about what Claybody means to us. 

Dirty Laundry Podcast

Dirty Laundry Podcast

Thanks to funding from Arts Council England, we are delighted to be working on a podcast version of our 2017 drama, Dirty Laundry. The podcast was recorded by our original cast earlier this year, and, although Coronavirus has slightly stalled the edit process, we are...

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Digging Up The D-Road

COMMUNITY RESEARCH INTO OUR NEXT PRODUCTION The A500 has been driving us all round the bend since it opened in 1977, and now Claybody Theatre is researching a new play called ‘THE D-ROAD’ We’re holding three ‘drop-in’ sessions across the city to gather your memories...

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Have a flutter for Claybody Theatre

Have a flutter for Claybody Theatre

Remember our first ever show, UGLY DUCK? Now you can support our next show, with the chance to win up to £25,000. Sign up to our Potto Lotto for just £1 a week and you'll be helping us bring the drama of Stoke stories to life....

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