Welcome to the home of the longest serving professional theatre company based in Sunderland – Cranked Anvil.

Everything you need to know about this award-winning company can be found somewhere on these pages – and if not, you can get in touch and ask us directly here.

If you want to find out about our productions – those from the past as well as our upcoming projects – just head to our various Productions pages.  If you’re a writer, actor or performer, you can see what Opportunities we may have on offer.  We have pages dedicated to the Press and to Schools, or you can catch up on our latest News announcements.

Or you may be here because you’ve heard the buzz about our cult comedy sketch show Paul & Nessa’s Happy Hour, and you want to find out what you’ve been missing out on!

Whatever you’re looking for, we hope you find the website informative and entertaining. Let us know if you have any questions…