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Mother Tongue “One language dies every two weeks, Joel. Isn’t that the figure? Fifty-eight languages have only one speaker. It’s horrific.”

Four linguists from across the world converge at a luxurious Cardiff hotel in a bid to save languages on the verge of extinction.

As opposites attract and personalities intertwine, a comic drama unfolds that captures both heart and mind.

Wednesday 13th - Saturday 23rd July 8pm (excluding Sunday 17th July)
Chapter, Cardiff

Mother Tongue is the first full-length play by Roger Williams since previous hits including Killing Kangaroos, Gulp, Saturday Night Forever, and the BAFTA nominated TV drama Tales from Pleasure Beach.

Mother Tongue is directed by Chapter’s Theatre Programmer, James Tyson with a strong international cast including Sharon Morgan, Stephen Marzella, Victor Rodger from Polynesia and Sandra Kelly from Western Australia.

A Chapter STIWDIO production in association with Made in Wales with the support of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and the European Cultural Foundation.
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