Cracking, three-part audio play by Alright Mate? co-founder Cally Hayes about love, loss and parenthood. Cracking takes an intimate look from a father’s perspective about what happens when you survive the worst but now risk losing everything. 

The audio play will debut at this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Sciences. The audio debuts on this webpage on November 7th and will be followed by a live web based panel discussion on father’s perinatal mental health and the culture(s) that surround it later on the 12th November. All are welcomer to join this free discussion, and you can book here.The panel will include our Cally Hayes and Hugh McCann as well peer support workers, experts by experience, innovators in the field and academic researchers from the University of Warwick.

Confirmed panellists:
Cally Hayes (Cracking writer); Hugh McCann (Alright Mate? CIC); Julian Bose (DadPad); Luke Burgon (expert by experience); Amelie Foster (expert by experience); Nikhwat Marawat (The Delicate Mind CIC); Dr Emma Langley (University of Warwick); Jodie Dowse (Bluebell Care); Dr Mark Pulsford (University of Warwick, panel Chair).
Audio premiering November 8th on this page.



Credits: Directed by Kevin Johnson, written by Cally Hayes, performed by Georgia Robinson and Tom Bowdler, edited by Hugh McCann.
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