Are You Still Watching

Are You Still Watching

The Arden third year Theatre & Performance students in collaboration with Eggs Collective. 18 October 2018. The Waterside Theatre, Manchester College.  It's odd how infrequently television is featured, or even mentioned in passing, in theatre productions, especially considering the big part it plays in so many of our lives. Are You Still Watching asks you [...]

Oh Man

Oh Man

Contact Young Company with Hetain Patel. 30 August 2018. Earlier this year Contact Young Company shone a spotlight on the ongoing struggle for women's rights with She Bangs The Drums. This time they've got their mechanic's overalls on and they're having a good poke around under the bonnet of manhood. After being accompanied to a [...]

CO:LAB Festival 2018

CO:LAB Festival 2018

Royal Exchange, Manchester. 20 - 22 July 2018. CO:LAB is the Royal Exchange's annual festival showcasing works-in-progress by "the next generation of North West theatre-makers". The weekend-long event is part of the theatre's Open Exchange talent development programme and it provides local artists with an opportunity to test out their work in front of a [...]

The Fishermen

The Fishermen

HOME, Manchester. 24 July 2018. Set in a small Nigerian town, Chigozie Obioma’s novel The Fishermen tells the story of four young brothers whose lives are turned upside down following an incident on a fishing trip. Such excursions are forbidden by their parents, but they surreptitiously set off in the hope of catching something from [...]

Greyhounds

Greyhounds

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse. 14 June 2018. "I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, Straining upon the start. The game's afoot". Time and Again Theatre company premiered Greyhounds as part of last year's Greater Manchester Fringe Festival. It's now heading to the Edinburgh Fringe in August. In advance of that, Manchester audiences had an [...]