Browsing All posts tagged under »24:7 Theatre Festival«

24:7: Stuff

July 23, 2014

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Mick Cooper’s Stuff presents an increasingly common dilemma around contraception and IVF treatment. Toby and Jess are unable to conceive a child. Meanwhile, their zany friend Xav is dying of a brain tumour – as a parting ‘gift’ he has frozen some of his sperm and is willing to donate it to the couple.. You […]

24:7: The Lives and Loves of Vera Dymond

July 21, 2014

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It’s a busy month in Manchester – not only do have The Greater Manchester Fringe popping up at various venues, but we also have the tenth batch of plays from 24:7 Theatre Festival. Always championing new and existing talent, the 24:7 festival’s offerings have always been diverse tackling a variety of topics and methods of […]

Preview: 24:7 – The Perfect Ten

July 16, 2014

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24:7 has come a long way from its beginnings back in 2004. Ten years on, the festival goes from strength to strength attracting audiences from far and wide with it’s programme of talent. 24:7’s latest season is about to get underway, and enthusiasm and creatively were certainly at an all time high at the preview […]

re:playing for Free – January on the Fringe

January 6, 2014

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Salford is kicking off 2014 with not just one, but two festivals, both at opposite ends of the Fringe spectrum, but both sharing the same ethos – showcasing new talent and writing to an ever widening audience. It is easy at the start of a New Year to forge ahead with a clean sweep and […]

24:7 – Daylight Robbery

July 29, 2013

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Daylight Robbery, a new production premiering as part of the 24:7 Theatre Festival has certainly seemed to polarise opinion. Guest blogger Mia Darlone (miadarlone.wordpress.com) certainly enjoyed it whilst us here at The Fiction Stroker were not as enthusiastic  Read on for two very different receptions to the same production.  Mia Darlone’s review:  Ok, so me reviewing […]

24:7: Blunted

July 24, 2013

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It’s how we deal with violence. How we seek out people who say what we need to hear. How those people carry us. How something utterly inappropriate can be exactly what we need. It’s facing the fact that some people think human life is worth less than a mobile phone. Blunted is a difficult play […]

Stroker’s Picks: 24:7 Theatre Festival

July 19, 2013

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The 24:7 Theatre Festival is back for a tenth year of entertainment and this year is bigger and better than ever. With 10 shows premiering over the next week there are also a host of other rehearsed readings, chance to give feedback on new works and a chance to see the best of emerging actors […]