An evening of an eclectic mix of short pieces of new and unique theatre created by some of the fantastic new and emerging talent from the North West - with a Mid-Winter theme.
Writers, directors and actors were brought together to creatre new peieces of theatre specifically to be shown as part of this event.
At Three Minute Theatre (3MT) Oldham Street
Tickets are £7 (£5 concession) - available online here
The pieces are: Seeds Of War
This is a Remembrance Day story for 2012. Sophie is a young Manchester girl whose life has been devastated by the conflict in Afghanistan. Consortium
Three people occupying one body are awakended by their AI caretaker to carry our scheduled maintenance on the compound. They soon discover that the other Consortium has been murdered, and must find out which one of them is responsible. Deal? No Deal?
A girl sits on a bench. She is approached by a man looking for Mandy. Who is he, why is he looking and why could the girl be in so much trouble, including losing her daugher if she told him? A Christmas story to keep you guessing till the very last moment! The Angel
Leaning to live an inconsequential life.
A Fairytale in Manchester
Eddie wants to be allowed to see his son. He wants it so much that he’s drive to a mad, desperate act, in Selfridges, Manchester, where hundreds of children are waiting for Father Christmas... Hogamastide
Alien abductions have been taking place on Birchwood Drive, but Tom is not a believer. Kate’s self-appointed mission to save hogs from fire puts her in danger every night and she has left herself little time to stock up for Hogmas. Will the aliens get Kate? Will the hogs survive Hogmas? Christmas on the Canal
Craig is 18 and has been thrown out of home by his parents. He’s cold and hungry and just needs a place to sleep. He spots a barge on a canal. It looks empty… but it isn’t… A story of consolation, baked beans and a retired Hells Angel Yuletide Override
The turkey is in the oven, the crackers are being pulled but not everyone is feeling the Christmas cheer. Will anything persuade Ken to end his Christmas boycott? Will he just stay in the shed?