24:7 makes a Ballyhoo in Manchester

Published: 5 May 2013
Reporter: David Upton

24:7 Ballyhoo

A 24:7 Ballyhoo in Manchester next weekend will be a celebration of successes and a shout out for the year ahead for the city’s theatre festival.

It will also be introducing the playwrights and companies who made it into this year’s events.

Following an intense, three-month adjudication process, the scripts and ideas to be developed into full productions for the July Festival are:

  • Away From Home by Rob Ward and Martin Jameson
  • Billy The Monster and Me by Catherine Manford and Sarah Molyneux
  • Blunted by Alice Brockway
  • Bump by Laura Barrow
  • Daylight Robbery by Micheal Jacob
  • Manchester's Burning by Rebecca Harrison
  • My Space by Louise Monaghan
  • No Soft Option by Brian Marchbank
  • Night on the Field of Waterloo by Thomas Bloor
  • Temper by Richard O'Neill
  • The Young by Faro Productions.

Details: 247theatrefestival.co.uk

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