Passing On

Passing On

Brian and Tom, together for ten years, would like to have a child and when their friend, Jane, agrees to act as a surrogate, it really seems they can have it all. But after Tom is very reluctantly pressed into finding out about his biological parents, what he discovers will turn their dream of a family, into their worst nightmare... 

Powerhouse Town

Powerhouse Town

Six lives collide in a northern betting shop. By closing time, one of them is dead. Back in Manchester having just taken audiences in Liverpool by storm, Stephen Dodwell’s darkly comic political drama of dissatisfaction and isolation, chronicles how life against the odds is never a straight line from start to finish... 

Peg and Bessie

Peg and Bessie

Peg and Bessie - sisters, married, widowed, strong & stoic.In life, all you can do is keep going, so they do-age is just a number! They've seen it all & are funny, lovely, occasionally barmy with a fire in their bellies that won't be put out... 

Thespianage Live Comedy Showcase

Thespianage Live Comedy Showcase

Thespianage Productions are cultivating a reputation in Manchester for being far too suggestible! From Gregorian chanting life advice, to miming how an amorous dragon made a slightly baffled employee late to work, via explaining how sex is like Jeremy Corbyn (It\'s for the many, not the few!)... 

Pretty Evil

Pretty Evil

In a world where superheroes have cleaned up crime and ceased to exist, three would-be supervillains tackle all the usual problems supervillains face, from world domination to a dynamic way of advertising a group of individuals who want nothing more than the destruction of society as we know it. 

Free Fall by Vinay Patel

Free Fall by Vinay Patel

Two strangers on a bridge in the dead of night, a game of dominoes & a value ready meal – this is a story of humanity, desperation & hope. Rogue Bones present the regional premiere of Free Fall by Vinay Patel (Murdered by my Father, BBC). 

Matchsticks

Matchsticks

Matchsticks, an original script, forces us to consider the value of art, the importance of relationships, and the impact of incarceration. Inspired by a true story, Matchsticks provides a window into the often-misunderstood lives of prison inmates. 

Forever Changes

Forever Changes

When people enter relationships, they believe that they will endure - last forever. But often forever changes. A gripping, pacy probe into the impact of domestic abuse told through spoken word, music, physical theatre and honest gritty acting 

Katharine Ferns is In Stitches at the Greater Manchester Fringe

Katharine Ferns is In Stitches at the Greater Manchester Fringe

Brutally funny storytelling show from Canadian comedian Katharine Ferns (MTV) is a comedic journey about learning to laugh at the visible and invisible scars of surviving mental illness, domestic violence plus some feminism for comic relief. 

The Homecoming by Harold Pinter

The Homecoming by Harold Pinter

Supported by Stephen Fry and Judi Dench, 'Harold Pinter's greatest play' is the bleak and comic story of a visit by Teddy and his wife to his father's domineering East End family home...