Weekend Breaks

About the play

Martin Dawson is a promising academic and aspiring film writer, having married into TV royalty, a recent extra marital fling has left him trying to patch things up with his wife and his disapproving working class parents. In a comedy about culture clashes, wine, wit and Whitby, Martin rediscovers his roots and what it really means to love your parents; even when you want to kill them!

‘Godber is an in genious writer who knows how to hit all the right buttons.’ The Guardian

‘Heartfelt, poignant and a play that will have something to say while class remains an issue, it is brought brilliantly to life by the small Godber company of Christine Cox and William Ilkley as the parents and Robert Hudson as the wünderson’ The Yorkshire Post