Improv Mullet

Improv Mullet

Why Improv Mullet? Because it's shortform in the front and longform in the back. In other words, short gags and games in the first half and longer sketches, scenes and formats in the second… 

Citadel

Citadel

Former British serviceman & veteran of Afghanistan, William, is tortured by intrusive memories. Reclusive & solitary, William tries to keep his trauma hidden from ill-mannered tenant, Justin... 

Wendy to the Waterfall

Wendy to the Waterfall

Wendy has lived in her psychiatric ward for the last two years and prides herself on being the town's cinephile. However, when she discovers her favourite black & white feature is screening at the local cinema, Wendy hatches a plan to escape so she can witness her beloved film before the original master is gone forever. 

Motherlogues

Motherlogues

This verbatim show gathers stories from women across the local area on the subject of motherhood.Motherlogues will be a wonderful array of funny, heart-warming, sad, but above all, honest stories that appeal to all audience members. 

Auntie & Me

Auntie & Me

A deliciously dark comedy about life, loss and loneliness! When Kemp receives a letter from an aunt who claims she is \\\"old and dying\\\" he travels across the country to see her off... 

The Big Things

The Big Things

Grace is living to a different rhythm. She meets Malcolm and falls in love, but even that she can’t do without people staring. When she and Malcolm decide to have a baby, the ensuing challenges leave her questioning everything she knows about life... 

Moon Quest

Moon Quest

Moon Quest is in the tradition of classic 60’s and 70’s sci-fi fantasies, including Barbarella, Star Trek, Flash Gordon, Star Wars, Star Crash (if you’ve never seen this film, you really should check it out) and even Hammer Film’s venture into sci fi, Moon Zero Two... 

The Love Calculator

The Love Calculator

If proximity x tolerance over time = relationship then surely there’s a formula for true love? Join Rosa as she uses playground maths and poetry to explore her misadventures in multiplication (and inevitable division) as she tries to find and carry The One... 

No Scripts Allowed!

No Scripts Allowed!

Following the success of Manchester ADP's "Scripts Aloud" – monthly evenings of script in hand performances - we are excited to bring to you "No Scripts Allowed!" Four teams devise four short plays, in just one day! 

The Little Creepers

The Little Creepers

A one woman play about the trials and tribulations of a teenage schizophrenic in the 21st century. Jenny is an eighteen year old girl who worries about boys, sex and the beast that she sees. 

Velveteen: Or How to Be Real

Velveteen: Or How to Be Real

Welcome to the Reality Show of Variety where we present acts of ‘adulting’ about how to be Real. Our book club has been tasked by author Margery Williams to update her most successful book, The Velveteen Rabbit... 

Stones n Roses (USA) live mashups/musical comedy

Stones n Roses (USA) live mashups/musical comedy

One-of-a-kind act's debut British tour. Possibly the most unique UK coverband to ever come from America, naturally, the group dresses up as Guns n Roses, plays Stone Roses perfectly then mixes it with bits of the Stones n Guns n Roses. 

Living On The Edge

Living On The Edge

Having previewed to a sold-out crowd at the 2016 Ilkley Fringe, this show promises an eclectic mix of anecdotal and observational material along with the self-deprecating charm that has quickly won Maisie praise across the country. 

Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC

Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC

An explosive hour of videogame geekery and Shakespeare, packed full of physical comedy, video projection and 16-bit, musical mayhem. 

How to be a Man

How to be a Man

In this irreverent performance masculinity is examined from the perspective of a white, middle-class, straight western man as he picks at the history and culture that has made him who he is... 

National Killing Day

National Killing Day

'On a day when the UK government have declared slaying legal, James has the urge to pay his ex wife a visit......' After copious amounts of paperwork and all year niceties, it is finally the day when the government allow you to kill that annoying 'associate' in your life... 

Love Letters to Asia

Love Letters to Asia

Fresh from updating our Instagram pages, popbox presents Love Letters to Asia. A playful, heartfelt and sometimes silly show that likes updating our social media accounts with quotes about relationships, love and life. 

Ria Lina: Dear Daughter

Ria Lina: Dear Daughter

Manchester Fringe show from Ria Lina (as heard on Radio 4). 'Engaging, endearing and eye-opening' (Time Out). "Fearless, provocative and very funny" Scotsman. 

The Sketch Men : Attempted Jokes

The Sketch Men : Attempted Jokes

The Sketch Men are returning to Manchester with their own particular brand of dry and self-deprecating humour. Ridiculous scenarios, ludicrous characters and 27 different costume changes for Jack (he plays all the women).