Stockport Focus: 24:7 Theatre Festival - Anonymity

15 July 2014 by Pure Radio

The 24:7 Theatre Festival is a platform for new writing and an exciting place to stage your play – if you get chosen. Gareth George has achieved this with Anonymity. Two men, Joe Bateman as Alan and and Gareth as Brendan meet for the first time on a building site. Who is in charge? Susanne Pendlebury wanted to find out more.

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Stockport Focus: 24:7 Theatre Festival - Stuff

15 July 2014 by Pure Radio

Mick Cooper’s play tells us the unusual story of life, death, family and friendship. Director Gregg Scott, Eve Burley as Jess, Danny Ryder as Toby and Karl Greenwood as Xav tell Susanne Pendlebury what Stuff is all about.

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Jimmy McGovern's Common - Joint Enterprise Interview

4 July 2014 by Pure Radio

TV crime writer Jimmy McGovern has produced a new BBC drama, underlining the lesser known law of Joint Enterprise.

Mark Pattison spoke to Janet Cunliffe, whose son was convicted under Joint Enterprise, even though registered blind, and who Jimmy used as inspiration for the drama.

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'On Golden Pond' on Stockport Focus

20 May 2014 by Pure Radio

The drama On Golden Pond is on stage the Garrick Theatre – Susanne Pendlebury wanted to know from director Elaine Pratt, actors Gordon Mounsey, Ann Davies and Ben Wild why this is a play everybody should watch.

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'Agnes of God' on Stockport Focus

2 July 2013 by Pure Radio

Woodford Players are performing the powerful drama Agnes Of God where a court psychiatrist tries to determine the sanity of a nun who is accused of murdering her own baby. Susanne Pendlebury finds out more from director Ian Butterfield, Emma Toms as Agnes, Carol Sutcliff as Mother Superior and Catherine Young-Southward as psychiatrist Dr. Martha Livingston.

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