Three nights at the Three Minute in Manchester
A play created in Manchester last summer and performed at the Edinburgh Fringe to strong reviews returns to the city of its birth this week for three nights at the city’s Three Minute Theatre.
"Out of ideas. Please help." That was the plea that caught the eye of hundreds of festivalgoers at Edinburgh Festival.
Inquiring further, curious passers-by were presented with a chair, a typewriter, and a blank sheet of paper. Their instructions? That an award-winning comedy writer was struggling for ideas and needed their input.
Which is how [Del] became the sad, funny and occasionally borderline true story of one man’s rise to success.
A fast-paced, five-hand studio show, it charts the meteoric rise of a showbiz legend, using an innovative, chopping-and-twisting narrative.
Its creators are writers Peter Easterbrook and Jonathan Higgs and their co-performers Mick Cooper, Elinor Dixon and Gareth Williams, with Michael Brady providing light and sound.
They have all been active in fringe theatre and film in the Manchester area. Three Minute Theatre is at Afflecks Arcade, Oldham Street, Manchester from Thursday to Saturday.
For more details and to book, see ibookedit.com.