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Loaded: 24:7 Festival – New Century House, Manchester

Writer: Jo Kirtley Pritchard Director: Martin Jameson Reviewer: Jo Beggs [rating:3]   We’re in traditional fringe theatre territory here. Loaded is the story of the chaotic life of teen tearaway Chantelle, her abusive step-father, alcoholic mother and gangster boyfriend. Loaded is full of sex, violence, and swearing. It’s even set close to home, in West Gorton, as if to give ...

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PREVIEW: 24:7 Theatre Festival, Manchester

Now in its ninth year, the 24:7 Festival is certainly one of the highlights of Manchester’s theatrical calendar. During that time, it has premiered 136 new pieces of theatre, in various venues across the city. At this year’s launch on 20th June, at the Comedy Store on Deansgate Locks, David Slack, the festival’s affable executive producer, introduced the new line-up ...

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