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Below are all the currently known triggers for the upcoming season.

To ensure you have the best experience possible, we want to give you the most complete information we can about our shows at Contact.

You can find details below for any known potential triggers and themes. However, for some of the shows we produce we can only finalise all of the content and technical parts of the production (such as lighting and sound effects) shortly before the first performances.

Here are currently known triggers for our upcoming performances and please check back close to the opening for each show for an updated list of potential triggers.

If you have any concerns please call Box Office on 0161 274 0600 or email us:

The Poetry Place

Content warnings for The Poetry Place include sexual content, strong language, audience interaction, depictions of mental illness, depictions of abuse, addiction, death, racism, sexual violence, suicide, violence and the use of haze and smoke.

Age Advisory: 16+ (parental/guardian discretion).


Works Ahead 2022

Content Warnings: includes complex themes that may disturb, specific warnings follow.
Helena Ascough — clown imagery may disturb; discusses violence and discrimination.
Ross McCaffrey — includes audience interaction, flashing lights, haze, loud noises, swearing, and vocal references to police/state brutality + death.
 Will Dickie — addresses themes of addiction and the social construct of race; makes direct references to the transatlantic slave trade, and gives detailed descriptions of addictive behaviours.

Advisory: 16+ (parental/guardian discretion).