Comedy: The Yank is a Manc! My Ancestors and Me
- Fri 05 Jul 2019
- 8:00 pm
The Yank is a Manc! My Ancestors and Me
A stand-up show based on a true story as featured in THE GUARDIAN, USA TODAY, GOOD MORNING BRITAIN & THE ONE SHOW! In a fish-out-of-water comedy of errors, Hopwood DePree tells how he gave up Tinseltown to save his 600-year-old ancestral pile.
Expect family history, culture clashes and plenty of calamities as Hopwood finds out if someone from Hollywood can make it in Rochdale. While researching his ancestry online, Hopwood stumbles upon Hopwood Hall. Built by his ancestors in 1426, the 60-room mansion is now falling down.
Swapping sunny LA for rainy Rochdale, Hopwood meets the locals. At last they’ve found an heir to save the Hall! But perhaps he’s not quite the heir they had in mind…