Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2012«

Storm Mine: The Stage Play – LIVE!

July 30, 2012

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Storm Mine picks up eighteen months after last week’s Robots of Death. Blayes and Iago find themselves stranded on a nearly deserted Storm Mine. Assigned a Voc robot to ensure her welfare, Blayes quickly finds that a number of changes are affecting the human and robot crew. With Kaldor City quarantined, will Iago and Blayes […]

Talking Heads – LIVE!

July 30, 2012

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Alan Bennett has come to Manchester for two nights only in CTL Productions staging of Talking Heads. Four of the iconic monologues were performed at Taurus Bar over the weekend featuring some of Manchester’s finest actors in these highly regarded pieces. Bennett’s popularity for capturing numerous diverse voices has remained undiminished and with writing of […]

Forever 27 – LIVE!

July 26, 2012

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Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse – all forever 27. An exclusive club for the brightest stars who burnt out before their time. But even if you’re not rich and famous, everyone wants to be remembered for something.. Forever 27, A one man, dark comedy with life, love and lust of an extraordinary […]

Robots of Death: The Stage Play – LIVE!

July 23, 2012

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You might be forgiven for thinking that an adaptation of a 1970’s Doctor Who adventure, brought to life in the 21st century, in a venue not used to staging events – let alone a technically demanding play, might not be a success. Read on to find out why you would be wrong. For the uninitiated, […]

Staffroom – LIVE!

July 17, 2012

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Staffroom is Time2Shine Production’s latest play and set in the Behaviour Support Unit of Parkview school where you can spend a year with the staff through the highs and lows of OFSTED inspections, romance and arson in this darkly comic play. Set in the titular staff room, we get an insight into a teacher’s lot as unruly […]

The Year of the Sex Olympics – LIVE!

July 14, 2012

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Nigel Kneale’s 1968 play, The Year of the Sex Olympics, has been re-staged as part of the Greater Manchester Fringe. Set in a world where there are the hi-drives, the media elite who control the lo-drives, with a diet of lowest common denominator and pornographic programmes. The whole idea being – you see it, you […]

Gin and Chronic Arthritis – LIVE!

July 14, 2012

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Love is in the air at the Pickles household. Mariah Pickles and her dopey boyfriend Jarvis are expecting their first child, Baby GaGa. Mariah’s mum loves her Bobby, but he’s inside. Her son, Carlton, is looking for love on the Internet, and even Nana Pickles is on the lookout for love. But when Wheelchair Barry […]

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