15 Minutes

15 Minutes

Contact, Manchester. 28 July 2017. Contact Young Company and Action Hero. Andy Warhol's prophetic assertion that "In the future everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes" is the starting point for Contact Young Company's new show. What can you do in 15 minutes they ask? Travel to Contact on a bus from Piccadilly or bake [...]

Castle Rock

Castle Rock

Flare Festival at HOME, Manchester. 7 July 2017. By Massive Owl as part of Flare International Festival of New Theatre. Massive Owl create an evocative new piece of work by plundering small details from the film 'Stand By Me' and Stephen King’s novella 'The Body' on which that film was based. Set in the same [...]

Baardeman

Baardeman

Flare Festival at HOME, Manchester. 7 July 2017. By Simon De Winne/Tibaldus as part of Flare International Festival of New Theatre. Out of the darkness, the outline of Simon De Winne dancing comes in to focus. We can hear the effort in his amplified breathing and he moves around the space expansively and with abandon. [...]