The University of Bolton New Writing Showcase 2020

The University of Bolton New Writing Showcase 2020 We are excited to announce that the University of Bolton, New Writing Showcase will be available to

04/08/2020

Visit the theatre from your home 🎭
We're thrilled to announce, a private performance of Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days, directed by Prof David Thacker, will premiere on YouTube on Thursday 13 August at 7pm. The play sponsored by was forced to cancel due to the pandemic.
Learn more: https://bit.ly/3kaaOKi

30/04/2020

And that’s a wrap! Thank you to everyone who joined us tonight for the University of Bolton New Writing Showcase 2020 live premiere on YouTube!

Congratulations to the student team, writers, actors and academic staff involved in making it a evening to remember!

For anyone that missed it and would like to watch it then don’t worry you can still catch it on the link below:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCneFN1IZbFcCZUNwtnLMtgg…

Who is ready for the launch of the University of Bolton New Writing Showcase 2020, this evening?Grab yourself some drink...
30/04/2020

Who is ready for the launch of the University of Bolton New Writing Showcase 2020, this evening?

Grab yourself some drinks and snacks from the bar in the kitchen, get comfortable and sit back, relax and enjoy!

We will see you at 19:30 on the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoTMK5nwex8

 Matthew is an actor and musician based in Manchester. He graduated from the Manchester School of Theatre in 2018 and mo...
29/04/2020



Matthew is an actor and musician based in Manchester. He graduated from the Manchester School of Theatre in 2018 and most recently performed in 'ZORRO' at The Hope Mill Theatre as Ensemble/Guitar/Fight Captain.

Last year Matthew joined the Octagon Theatre in Bolton for the Autumn season playing Tom in Maxine Peake's 'BERYL' and Con in 'SEAGULLS' which was co-produced with MiddleChild.

Matthew has also performed at HOME, 53two and the Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham.

https://www.spotlight.com/5019-8947-0855

Matthew Heywood Manchester School of Theatre Hope Mill Theatre Octagon Theatre Bolton Manchester HOME Theatre The Old Rep

Keith is a North West based actor originating from St Helens, and has been performing form a young age, having formed hi...
29/04/2020

Keith is a North West based actor originating from St Helens, and has been performing form a young age, having formed his first Band at the age of 15. Having turned to acting, Keith has recently appeared in 'Forget Me Not' for Northernfox Films, and 'The Facility' which premiered in February 2020.
In 2019, Keith appeared in several productions at the The Storyhouse, Chester and The Lowry, Salford

Keith Pennington Storyhouse Chester The Lowry

 Karen is a 2nd year English and Creative Writing student at The University of Bolton. She has a passion for poetry, dra...
29/04/2020



Karen is a 2nd year English and Creative Writing student at The University of Bolton. She has a passion for poetry, drama and all things literature.

Her desire to act has come about from the encouragement of her course tutors which has led to her performing in the Manchester fringe later this year.

“Thanks to the supportive staff at The University of Bolton, here I am fulfilling the dreams of younger Karen who so desperately wanted to act. I knew eventually being a loud mouth was going to pay off for something”

University of Bolton English & Creative Writing at Bolton

 Michelle trained at the University of Salford. Previous credits include playing Nuala Brady in The Cops for BBC and Nat...
28/04/2020



Michelle trained at the University of Salford. Previous credits include playing Nuala Brady in The Cops for BBC and Natalie in Lila for BBC Radio Four. Played Dawn in The Piece, The Lowry. Also a writer, finished BA in English and Creative Writing at the University of Bolton.

University of Bolton The University of Salford BBC Radio 4 The Lowry

Andrew is an Actor and Director. In 2018, he graduated from the Manchester School Of Theatre after three years of Acting...
28/04/2020

Andrew is an Actor and Director. In 2018, he graduated from the Manchester School Of Theatre after three years of Acting training. He is also a member of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, and a leading Creative at SwitchMCR; a theatre collective producing accessible work. He has performed at HOME Theatre, Watford Palace, Oldham Coliseum, 53Two, The Salford Arts Theatre and The Kings Arms on multiple projects.

His spotlight link:

https://www.spotlight.com/4611-5613-5747

Andy Long Manchester School of Theatre National Youth Theatre SwitchMCR Manchester HOME Theatre Watford Palace Theatre Oldham Coliseum Theatre Salford Arts Theatre The Kings Arms

Natalie is a mother of 3 gorgeous, cheeky children, an active tea and cake enthusiast, and a Creative Writing student at...
27/04/2020

Natalie is a mother of 3 gorgeous, cheeky children, an active tea and cake enthusiast, and a Creative Writing student at Bury Adult Learning College.

She lives on a farm in Prestwich with her husband and children, where she loves nothing more than writing short stories, poetry and plays.

Her lovely daughter Nyla, aged 7, has recently caught her mother’s writing bug, and most days you’ll find the two of them sitting in front of the pond making up tales!

Bury Adult Learning Service

 Sabean Bea is a South London born actress who started her journey in amateur dramatics with local theatres. Realising h...
27/04/2020



Sabean Bea is a South London born actress who started her journey in amateur dramatics with local theatres. Realising her love for it ,she took up a theatre course with Kingdom school of arts, and a screen course with Middleweek Newton. She is best known for independent sci fi 'The Possessors' and her work in various TV and film such as 'Stath let's flats' and 'Red Dwarf'
Sabean was also due to perform in "Dolls & Guys" in July along with at Edinburgh festival in August , which she wrote alongside friend and writing partner Alanna Flynn.

https://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/0090-1208-3752

Sabean Bea University of Bolton

 John is a Salford based actor, writer and director. He graduated from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in 2014. For th...
26/04/2020



John is a Salford based actor, writer and director. He graduated from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in 2014. For the past year he has been Artistic Director for The Broughton Trust creating theatre for change, with his first issue based play being funded by The Home Office to tour schools across the city. He has had work commissioned by HLF, GMP and BBC Children in Need. He is also the founder and Creative Director of UP ‘ERE Productions, a new northern based production company championing new writing and local talent whilst creating new work in collaboration with other creatives.

John O'Neill Up 'Ere Productions The Broughton Trust Salford

 Zoe Rebecca Molyneux This year I was due to take on Ironman Bolton but like many other things it has been pushed back t...
26/04/2020



Zoe Rebecca Molyneux
This year I was due to take on Ironman Bolton but like many other things it has been pushed back to next year!


‪One of my all time favourite productions was in Bolton, I played the part of Trixie in Daisy Pulls It Off where I was lucky enough to win a GMDF and a BATs award.

‪I have really enjoyed working with the new up and coming talent of Bolton and can’t wait to see the final piece‬!

BATS - Bolton Amateur Theatre

 Katia is a third-year student at the University of Bolton, studying Theatre and Performance. She has acted in many role...
26/04/2020



Katia is a third-year student at the University of Bolton, studying Theatre and Performance. She has acted in many roles including The Killer Queen in We Will Rock You, Hilary in The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband and Adele in Bouncers and Shakers. Katia is currently looking to produce her own work over the next year. Katia Antoinette Montague Marriot University of Bolton

 Matt Concannon graduated from the prestigious Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a BA Hons in Acting in 2017...
25/04/2020



Matt Concannon graduated from the prestigious Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a BA Hons in Acting in 2017. He went on to tour as CC in Flashdance UK and South Korea (SellADoor productions) and as DI Gaskill in The Girl On The Train UK Tour (Simon Friend Production). Matt is also a spoken word poet and writer who’s work has been showcased on BBC Radio Manchester.

https://www.spotlight.com/9416-4504-4315

Royal Central School of Speech & Drama Flashdance BBC Radio Manchester

 Colette has recently graduated from the University of Bolton where she studied BA(Hons) Theatre. Through this she has h...
25/04/2020



Colette has recently graduated from the University of Bolton where she studied BA(Hons) Theatre. Through this she has had many opportunities including performing at the Octagon Theatre in The Railway Children, Gulliver's Travels and The Last Yankee. Colette has also recently played the title role of Daisy in Daisy Pulls it Off for the Marco Players. Colette has loved the opportunity to work with David Thacker and the University again and can’t wait to see the final product.

Spotlight Link: https://www.spotlight.com/2795-7867-0571

Colette Marie Octagon Theatre Bolton University of Bolton

 Sue has studied performing arts at HND level 5 and has performed in shows at college as a dancer and actress. She has p...
25/04/2020



Sue has studied performing arts at HND level 5 and has performed in shows at college as a dancer and actress. She has performed at The Regent Theatre as a dancer representing College.

Sue is currently studying at The University Of Bolton as a top up student studying Theatre and Performance. She is passionate about acting and dance and has skills in aerial hoop, ballet and tap. Her occupation is a truck driver although her aim is to be an actress and a teacher in Performing Arts.

Sue Pickwell Regent University Theatre University of Bolton

Another day closer to the big reveal of the University of Bolton, New writing Showcase 2020,  and we’ve more of our acto...
25/04/2020

Another day closer to the big reveal of the University of Bolton, New writing Showcase 2020, and we’ve more of our actors to introduce you all to!



We hope that you can join us on Thursday 30th April at 19:30 on the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCneFN1IZbFcCZUNwtnLMtgg

Born and bred in the North West and currently living in Manchester. Kathryn graduated from UCLAN in 2009 with a BA Hons ...
24/04/2020

Born and bred in the North West and currently living in Manchester. Kathryn graduated from UCLAN in 2009 with a BA Hons in Acting, and for the past two years has been attending classes at Act4tv in Manchester.

Kathryn Stirton
" I love getting my teeth stuck into innovative and diverse material, whether that being for Screen or Theatre. I enjoy working collaboratively and using different techniques to develop a character".

UCLan Burnley Act4tv: TV & Film Acting Classes Manchester & Leeds

 Pegeen Murphy is an actor and award-winning writer from Bolton.  She has written, performed in, and directed various pi...
24/04/2020



Pegeen Murphy is an actor and award-winning writer from Bolton. She has written, performed in, and directed various pieces in theatres around the North West, including The Octagon, The Royal Exchange, Oldham Coliseum, Hope Mill Theatre, and pieces for BBC Radio.
Spotlight link:
https://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/9259-9086-6097

Pegeen Murphy

Royal Exchange Theatre Oldham Coliseum Theatre Hope Mill Theatre BBC Radio Merseyside Octagon Theatre Bolton

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24/04/2020

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May The countdown begin! Just 7 days to go until the big reveal for our New Writing Showcase 2020!            A FREE eve...
23/04/2020
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May The countdown begin!

Just 7 days to go until the big reveal for our New Writing Showcase 2020!



A FREE evening of online entertainment Thursday 30th April @7:30pm, in the comfort of your own home!



What’s not to like?

Get ready to grab yourself a drink from the bar in the kitchen and some snacks, and put your feet up for an enjoyable ev...
22/04/2020

Get ready to grab yourself a drink from the bar in the kitchen and some snacks, and put your feet up for an enjoyable evening of entertainment brought to you in the comfort of your own home.









An event not to be missed! Thursday 30th April @7:30pm, the University of Bolton will be showcasing their very own Digital New Writing Showcase.

The show will go on  ’regoingdigital   -    -       ACTORS WANTED. Interested? Email us: uobnewwritingshowcase@gmail.com
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The show will go on ’regoingdigital - -





ACTORS WANTED. Interested? Email us: [email protected]

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Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Could you finish this off
And make it better too?

SEND IN YOUR SUBMISSIONS TO
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DEADLINE IS FRIDAY 6TH MARCH

How much attention do you pay to the world? Would you like to see your work come to life on the stage? SEND US YOUR SUBM...
13/02/2020

How much attention do you pay to the world? Would you like to see your work come to life on the stage?

SEND US YOUR SUBMISSIONS TO: [email protected]

SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY 6th MARCH

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WE ARE BACK AND REARING TO GO! SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS FAST APPROACHING FRIDAY 6th MARCH

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