Double bill for 53two

Published: 24 June 2022
Reporter: David Upton

Double bill of plays

There’s a double bill of short plays at 53two in Manchester, June 27-July 9.

Gabriel, an actor currently on Channel 4’s Hollyoaks since 2020, is also artistic director of Switch_MCR, founded by Royal Exchange Young Company members in 2018.

Senses of Responsibility sees a young carer, Symonie, grappling with her future and struggling to come to terms with her mum’s genetic condition, and the dilemma of deciding whether to get tested for the condition herself.

Joseph Conway’s Blue Moss takes place in the overgrowth. Surrounded by an encapsulating blue moss, Simone, Alex and Abraham are held within unending forest. How can these three cope, and not cope, with loneliness?