Posts Tagged ‘JB Shorts’

JB Shorts 18

JB Shorts return to their new home at 53two for JB Shorts 18.  It’s a great space for this event. Certainly JB Shorts know what they are doing.  Under the billing of An Evening of Six Fifteen Minute Plays by Top TV Writers, the presentation has a particular style, perhaps more accessible than the usual theatre… Continue Reading →

JB Shorts 14

The thing about JB Shorts is that you know what you’re going to get, and in a world where theatregoers are as concerned about their time as their money, that’s a strong brand that ensures good interest for the long run.  You know that of the six fifteen minute plays, you’re going to really like… Continue Reading →

Irlam Festival Fringe 2015

Following the success of the first Irlam Festival Fringe in 2014, it’s back this year for two nights – 27, 28 August – in the Irlam Men’s Catholic Club, a short walk from Irlam station.  The Festival is organised by Jane McNulty, whose track record includes writing ‘A Hairline Crack’, my pick of JB Shorts 12,… Continue Reading →

JB Shorts 13

Six months on from JB Shorts 12 I’m back at the Joshua Brooks for another six short plays.  The format is the same – six, fifteen minute plays by ‘top TV writers’.  And in keeping with the imminent General Election, this time there’s politics.  It’s sold out, and the atmosphere in the Joshua Brooks cellars… Continue Reading →

JB Shorts 12

This is the second set of JB Shorts that I have seen and one thing is for certain, this is a great evening out.  Six short plays are staged in the underground cellar stage of Joshua Brooks at the university end of Princess Street.  It’s a small stage in a quirky venue but the atmosphere… Continue Reading →