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GM Fringe 2014: Be My Baby

July 11, 2014


Amanda Whittington’s 1998 play, Be My Baby, is the first production from Manchester’s newest, and all-female theatre company, Asphalt Roses. Be My Baby tackles the problems of teenage pregnancy in 1960’s England. Four teenage girls find themselves in an institution for unmarried mothers. Illegitimate babies are born under the watchful eye of the matron, and […]

GM Fringe: Rotten Apples

July 19, 2013


What do you call the man Sgt. Spallen has down in the cells? An ambulance. Originally broadcast on Channel 4 in 1989, Rotten Apples has never been seen again – until now. Written by Niall Leonard (now better known as Mr. 50 Shades of Grey – his wife is E L James) and set in […]

GM Fringe: Wine of India

July 12, 2013


It is the year 2050 – a utopia of eternal youth and perfect health, but with one big catch. Our own fixed expiry date. People reaching the end of their licensed age must submit to a government controlled euthanasia program. Today is the day of Will’s funeral. The day on which he will finally taste […]

Alan Moore’s The Ballad of Halo Jones

November 22, 2012


Alan Moore’s timeless story of the 51st century girl next door made a surprisingly smooth transition to stage back in January. The critical reception made it a logical choice to remount, and where better than the UK’s premier comic convention – Thought Bubble! But as we see, The Ballad of Halo Jones has undergone a […]