Monthly Archives: January 2016

Dreams on The Train

The Train is the new production from imitating the dog, which premiered in an Italian version at Ancona in September 2015, and at Lancaster Arts (Lancaster University) from 21 to 25 January.  But you’d guess pretty quickly that it had a strong European influence. You know, as you take a pair of headphones and enter the… Continue Reading →

Prison Game

Prison Game is my first event at HOME’s PUSH 2016, the successor to Re:Play.  This one man show looks at what happens to a boy, Mike, as he grows up to be a man within the prison system. Performed by Marcus Hercules, the physical performance is powerful.   He starts by creating a carnival feel, just… Continue Reading →


New venue, new theatre company.  Hope Mill Theatre, a five minute walk from New Islington tram stop, is the latest addition to Manchester’s theatre scene, a flexible 120 seat space in a former cotton mill.  Play With Fire present their first production, Lyle Kessler’s Orphans. Orphans is about two brothers, Phillip and Treat, who live alone in… Continue Reading →