Twitchers afloat for Mikron

Published: 11 March 2023
Reporter: David Upton


Mikron Theatre, one of the country’s most versatile touring theatre companies (if not its only floating one!) will be launching its 51st season with the première of Twitchers, Poppy Hollman’s new play with original live music.

Springwatch is coming to RSPB Shrikewing nature reserve. Can Jess take inspiration from tenacious female founders and draw on its history of campaigning to save them?

The production’s cast of actor-musicians will feature Eddie Ahrens, Hannah Baker, Harvey Badger and Rachel Hammond.

Based in the village of Marsden, the company has toured 68 productions on board a vintage narrowboat and spent over 35,000 boating hours on the inland waterways.

The new play will tour alongside a première of Amanda Whittington’s play A Force To Be Reckoned With which will open in May.

Twitchers will première at Marsden Mechanics Hall April 7 and then tour nationally by canal, river and road until October 21.

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  • Twitchers - Poppy Holloman (Mikron Theatre Company)