Rochdale Online: Hopwood DePree announces UK stand-up comedy tour chronicling his adventures at Hopwood Hall

Posted on 11th June 2019 by Fred Wall

Hopwood DePree has teamed up with established London-based comedy director Chris Head to create a stand-up show about his odyssey to save the family’s run-down stately home, Hopwood Hall. 

The show entitled ‘The Yank is a Manc! My Ancestors & Me’ will tour comedy festivals across the country this spring and summer, culminating at the Edinburgh Fringe in August. 

Based on Hopwood’s true story, as featured in UK and US media, actor/producer Hopwood will tell of how researching his family history on a whim led to him moving 5,000 miles from Hollywood to his ancestral home in Middleton, a Grade-II* listed hall dating back to feudal days…

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