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The Manchester Project – Home, Manchester

Writers: Martha Kershaw, Rueben Johnson, Gareth George, Becky Prestwich, Andy Sheridan, Victoria Brazier, Rebekah Harrison, Furquan Akhtar, Francesca Waite, Chris Hoyle, Anna McDonald-Hughes, Samantha Siddall, Becky Garrod, James Quinn, Ian Kershaw, Lindsay Williams, Cathy Crabb, Curtis Cole, Sarah McDonald-Hughes, and Eve Steele Director: Martin Gibbons Reviewer: Sam Lowe The Manchester Project, a series of plays written by Northern and Mancunian ...

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Chip Shop Chips – Market Hall, Scarborough

Writer: Becky Prestwich Director: Adam Quayle Designer: Katie Scott Reviewer: Ron Simpson When Richard Wagner came up with the idea of the Gesamtkunstwerk, the total all-embracing work of art, he probably didn’t anticipate mixing in fish suppers, a trivia quiz and a silly-hat competition with a touching little comedy/drama of first love, lost love and the impermanence of youth. Adam ...

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Chip Shop Chips – Red and Green Club, Huddersfield

Chip Shop Chips - Production Image

Writer: Becky Prestwich Director: Adam Quayle Reviewer: Rich Jevons When the visual and performing arts work with food, it is always a media attention-grabbing ruse, and in fact, this is the second fish and chip supper offered in the name of art in the region in the last year (Mikron Theatre performed One of Each at the Wetherby Whaler). But ...

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Chip Shop Chips – The Hub, Salford

Chip Shop Chips - Production Image

Writer: Becky Prestwich Director: Adam Quayle Reviewer: Hannah Hiett Set in a chip shop, but staged in Salford community centre The Hub – Chip Shop Chips isn’t quite site-specific, but feels like it should be (if only there was a big enough chippie to be had.) Chip Shop Chips is a nostalgic ode to young love, old love and all ...

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Uprising – The Lowry, Salford

Writers: Alison Carr, Becky Prestwich, Francesca Waite, Hannah Rodger Directors: Louie Ingham, Hannah Tyrell-Pinder Reviewer: Jo Beggs Nothing tests a script more than putting it in front of an audience in a black box studio with just a handful of chairs as stage dressing. That’s what Monkeywood Theatre have done as part of the development of four plays written by ...

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Pages From My Songbook – Royal Exchange Studio, Manchester

Writers: Ella Carmen Greenhill, Becky Prestwich, Kim Wiltshire, Miriam Battye, Jennifer Tuckett and Lee Thompson Director: Holly Race Roughan Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [Rating:4.5] ‘Pages From My Songbook’ is a very exciting idea. The show consists of 18 mini plays, each the length of a song, to create a mixtape-style performance. The script was written by six playwrights, who are part ...

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Freefall: A Double Bill of World Premieres – New Wimbledon Studio, London

Writers: Mathew Bulgo and Becky Prestwich Director: Alice Malin Reviewer: Christopher Hong [rating:2.5] Freefall is the umbrella title given to the two new one act plays which deal with the aftermath of losing someone. Each approaches the subject matter in different ways. First up is The Bear, The Owl and The Angel by Becky Prestwich. It is set in a ...

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Word:Play/NWxSW – The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Directors: Adam Quayle &Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder Reviewer: Marina Spark [rating:3] Box of Tricks theatre company specialise in bringing new writing to the fore and in their current touring show Word:Play/NWxSW they certainly do this, with six pieces of original writing being showcased by four versatile actors. The scope of the six one act plays is broad to say the least, and ...

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