Posts Tagged ‘Kings Arms’

April Theatre in Manchester

Contact‘s summer season looks fascinating despite being hastily arranged on account of the redevelopment programme being put back to the end of the year.  Watch out for The Lounge (20/21 April), looking at the topical issue of ageing, and Offside (21-22 April), turning the spotlight on women’s football and featuring the words of the amazing… Continue Reading →

ADP at the Lowry

Manchester ADP normally stage their ‘Scripts Aloud’ evenings at the Kings Arms.  Once a month the format is to put on four, fifteen minute script-in-hand plays, and then to allow the audience to feed back directly to the writer, director and cast in an open forum.  I had a piece on in June (I talked… Continue Reading →

Maids of Suburbia

Maids of Suburbia, at the Kings Arms for Greater Manchester Fringe, reunites actor Victoria Scowcroft and writer Anita Gandolfo who worked together on Sugared Armour for JB Shorts 14. There are two characters, Caroline and Angela, and Victoria plays them both.  Caroline has made it, with a lovely house, private school for her kids and expensive holidays.  But… Continue Reading →

Senseless Romance

It’s a fascinating play, is Senseless Romance from People Zoo Productions, written by Gavin Shankland and directed by Joe Mellor.  The real time action takes place over a short time, but each scene is repeated again and again, with subtle differences, both revealing what is in each character’s mind and offering alternative outcomes depending on… Continue Reading →

One Flesh

One Flesh, performed at the King’s Arms from 29 Feb – 1 Mar, is the latest play from writer and director Naomi Sumner.  When you have to choose between church, family and the person you love, where do you find the answers?  This play addresses the conflicts and challenges within the church’s approach to same sex marriages…. Continue Reading →