Monthly Archives: March 2018

Whisky Galore

Whisky Galore, a classic film from 1949 where the inhabitants of a remote Scottish island run out of whisky but are then saved by a ship running aground with a cargo of… whisky. There have been many plays in recent years that take classic books and films – The 39 Steps, Hound of the Baskervilles,… Continue Reading →


Handlooms is set in a sari shop on Wilmslow Road, Manchester, which is going through a crisis as a result of changing tastes. The saris on display and at the heart of the performance are beautiful handmade works of art – costing over £1,000 each. When you touch the material and see the unique designs… Continue Reading →

She Bangs the Drums

This review was first published on the MTA site on 9 March 2018. Contact Young Company (CYC) have collaborated with many established theatre makers over the years to develop fascinating shows, predominantly of a devised nature. Current production She Bangs the Drums is directed by  Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit of Sh!t Theatre (Letters to… Continue Reading →