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By Alistair McDowall

My dad is a superhero. nobody else is aware 'cos it has to stick a secret.

Alistair McDowall's play is a humorous and poignant one-man convey that thrusts us into the lifetime of Britain's in basic terms part-time superhero.

Struggling to stability his relatives duties and extra traditional task with defeating super-villains and rescuing households from burning structures, Captain awesome represents how all mom and dad try to be heroes within the eyes in their youngsters. realize this man's origins, his kinfolk existence, and the way even the invincible are not proof against tragedy.

Captain Amazing
obtained its international most advantageous on the Edinburgh competition Fringe 2013, starring Mark Weinman, and directed by means of Clive Judd. It used to be revived for a countrywide journey from March 2014.

'[He] is the type of guy you would not glance two times at on the street: balding; stooped; tentative. he is skating over the outside of lifestyles, marking time along with his task at B&Q, slightly buying possessions, now not chatting with his alcoholic father. after which he meets a girl who does glance two times at him; who supplies beginning to their daughter, Emily, and abruptly Emily is confident that her loved father is a superhero.' day-by-day Telegraph

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