Pull Your Finger Out Productions: Contact Compacts

Pull Your Finger Out Productions: Contact Compacts

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  • Theatre

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After receiving over fifty submissions from their open call-out for scripts, and featuring over 30 locally based artists, Pull Your Finger Out Productions are proud to present a varied and dynamic programme of six brand new plays, written, directed and performed by some of the finest North West talent.

Contact Compacts operates on an open submission basis, sourcing scripts and actors from the local creative community. Proud to work with artists at varying stages in their career, from those whose work has been published, to those for whom it is their first play, whether you are a practicing theatre maker, someone looking to start making work, or simply an enthusiast, Contact Compacts is essential viewing if you would like the check out the talent your city has to offer.

With an informal, friendly atmosphere, the event is a great way to meet new artists in your area, be inspired by the ideas of up and coming writers and forge connections for future theatrical endeavors.

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PLAYS


Famous for Fifteen Minutes

  • By Gareth George
  • Directed by Matt Hassall
Jimmy is a world-renowned musician. He’s backstage preparing for the gig of his life when he receives a visit from someone unexpected.

Cream Tea

  • By Sean Mason
  • Directed by Holly Mazur
Tiller, a retired Intelligence Officer, is being interviewed about his first novel. As he and his interviewer, Simmons, discuss the book over cream tea he soon realises Simmons is not the man he claims.

Boxes

  • By Elliot Sinclair Hughes
  • Directed by Ruby Thompson
A worker and his supervisor have the task of moving boxes from one place to another. However, new policies and notes from upstairs are making matters somewhat more complicated.

Hallelujah

  • By Tamra Smith
  • Directed by Megan Marie Griffith
Jessica, a house wife who has suffered abuse for years, realises that she is the resurrection of Christ.

Wings

  • By Louise M North
  • Directed by John Clarke
Wings is about telling stories. They are moments; mundane and surreal; with sadness and hope; they are both grief and celebration; fear and faith.

Celebrity Death Pool

  • By Dominic David Burgess
  • Directed by Joe Mellor
Hugh Baxter, washed-up sitcom star, is kidnapped by Gary. Being held at gunpoint in a locked up storage unit, Hugh tries to figure out why.

NOTES

  • Suitable for over 16s. Some swearing and adult content.
  • Please be aware that limited seating is available for audiences on a first come first served basis - as this was a remarkable popular event last year, pre-booking is strongly recommended, as is an early arrival.
  • Presented by Pull Your Finger Out Productions and Contact.

REVIEWS

  • 'Contact’s dedication to creative risk taking continues to provide a platform to cultivate the artistic abilities of North West home-grown talent.' Sarah Bloomer, What's On Stage
  • 'Proves that there’s still plenty of hunger for a night out at the theatre' Jo Beggs, The Public Reviews

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