24:7 Theatre Festival

News and reviews from Manchester's new writing festival.

24:7 Reviews

Brief Encounters

JoJo Kirtley, Anne Haydock, Alan Cliff, Jane Tonge, Sue Blundell and Mari Lloyd (24:7 Theatre Festival at Manchester University campus).
Reviewer: David Chadderton

Sarah MacGillivray as Maarten and Matt Holt as Whispering Walt,

Madness Sweet Madness

Georgina Tremayne (24:7 Theatre Festival at Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama).
Reviewer: David Chadderton

Gary: A Love Story

James Harker (24:7 Theatre Festival at John Thaw Theatre, Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama).
Reviewer: David Chadderton

We Are The Multitude

Laura Harper (24:7 Theatre Festival at John Thaw Theatre, Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama).
Reviewer: David Chadderton

The Plant

James Kerr (24:7 Theatre Festival at Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama).
Reviewer: David Chadderton

24:7 News

24:7 celebrates its latest award

Manchester's 24:7 Theatre Festival celebrates its Queen's Award for Voluntary Service with an event for everyone who has been involved.

David Chadderton, 08 July 2016

24:7 awarded "MBE for volunteer groups"

Manchester's 24:7 Theatre Festival has been awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for volunteer groups.

David Chadderton, 05 June 2016

Manchester's 24:7 launches Big Weekend

Manchester's leading new writing event continues on a smaller scale after its loss of ACE funding during its 10th birthday year.

David Chadderton, 14 June 2015

24:7 Weekend plays announced

Manchester’s 24:7 Big Festival Weekend has announced the four plays chosen for this year's event.

David Upton, 17 May 2015

Go-ahead for 24:7 Weekend

After losing its regular funding, Manchester’s 24:7 Theatre Festival announces that this year’s Big Festival Weekend 2015 will go ahead.

David Upton, 17 April 2015

24:7 submissions sought

Submissions are now open for this year's 24:7 Big Festival Weekend in Manchester.

David Upton, 15 February 2015

Script call from Manchester 24:7

Manchester’s 24:7 is again on the lookout for exciting, challenging and innovative scripts.

David Upton, 14 December 2014