The Fatherhood Project

Dates and Times

Tue 21 March at 7.15pm

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Ticket information

£8 (work in progress)

Book Tickets

Part of Sprint 2017, running from Tue 7 – Sun 26 March. Why not take advantage of our double bill ticket offer – two shows on the same night for just £16. Simply add the shows into your basket, and we’ll do the rest! Browse our full Sprint programme here.

Presented by notnow Collective

14+ (babies welcome)

The Fatherhood Project asks: why is it that the law favours mothers? Has manhood been silenced out of fear? What does it fear? Can a man be trusted as a primary carer? Would we be better off just sticking to our traditional roles? The piece mercilessly challenges gender equality, social norms and our inability to forego the idea of the perfect family. The Fatherhood Project examines manhood and the role of fathers in present day Britain through the eyes of two Croatian mothers and performed by two fathers.

Image credit – notnow Collective

Audience feedback

On an early scratch of The Fatherhood Project:

“Very funny and [improvised sections] nicely controlled.”

“It spoke to me very personally, I’m a father.”

“I like how the power dynamic [between mother and father] is exposed so candidly.”

“I love it already! My partner is with our child, but he’d identify himself with this so much!”


On Wonderwoman: The Naked Truth (2016):

“Excellent, thought provoking piece. Most enjoyable. Deserves to be seen by a wider audience.”

“Highly original, entertaining, but also very thought provoking.”


About the company

notnow Collective was founded by two Croatian artists: the performer/director Tina Hofman and writer Kristina Gavran out of necessity to make our caring roles visible as well as explore ways of integrating parenthood into professional practice and quality theatre experience. Past shows include Wonderwoman: The Naked Truth, Birth Project and Bedtime Story. | #Sprint17

You can read notnow Collective’s guest blog right here.

This is a work-in-progress performance, and the show is still in the process of being created. There is an opportunity for you to feedback to the artists, which will be used to further develop the piece. 

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