Theatre Event

Bottleneck & Spacewang

The Crescent Theatre Company presents

Bottleneck & Spacewang

Not suitable for under 14s.

22 & 23 Aug in the Studio at 7.15pm

Anticipated running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Please note this is an estimated running time and may be subject to change

A short season of short new works by dynamic young playwrights. Also being presented is a curtain-raiser entitled Notes for First Time Astronauts.

Notes for First Time Astronauts by Tom Wells

Directed by Ian Robert Moule
The Astronaut, mid 20s: Gwill Milton

A short comedy that warns of the perils of existing in zero gravity conditions

Spacewang by Tom Wells

Directed by Kevin Middleton
Nora, 14(ish): Lucy Horner

Brilliantly comic and moving at the same time, teenage Nora is picking up signals from the spice rack and learning the space languages off the internet. Bunking school, she’s off to town with the colander, because something’s coming and Nora needs to be there when it arrives…

Bottleneck by Luke Barnes

Liverpool, 1989. Greg earns pocket money sweeping up hair in a barbers shop. Girls are aliens. Liverpool FC are everything.

Greg has an extraordinary story to tell you; a vibrant coming of age story about becoming a man through adventures both big and small. It is about a notorious city: Liverpool. How the outside world views it and how it views the outside world.

Directed by Ian Robert Moule
Greg, nearly 13: Dominic Thompson

Approximate Running Time: 2 Hours 30 Minutes (including a 20 minute interval)

Production Assistant: Grace Smith
Technical support: James Booth
Properties: Nikki Franks

Not suitable for under 14s.

Tickets: £11 | £10 Concessions

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