Saturday 5 May 2018 Our Rehearsed Reading Night V was a resounding success last week, proving to be our biggest and best yet. You can read all about it here!
Fri 23 Oct 2015 Well, now that our weekly comedy radio show, Paul & Nessa's Happy Hour, is well underway, we've been able to concentrate on other projects. We're currently finalising plans for our 2016 season, which we're very excited about! There's a lot of stuff which, for now, needs to remain a secret, but … Continue reading 2016 Season
Mon 3 Nov 2014 Well, things have finally settled down after the run of I Left My Heart In Roker Park. It was a great run, and we got some cracking reviews and fantastic feedback from the audiences. But now it's time to look ahead to 2015, and we've already got a couple of exciting … Continue reading Creativity Talks – interview with Martyn Bell
Thur 13 Mar 2014 Only two weeks to go until our next event, and today Cranked Anvil has had a very nice profile piece featured in the local paper, the Shields Gazette. It's come just at the right time for us. Not only will it help to publicise the rehearsed readings on the 27th of … Continue reading Press coverage in the local news
Thu 6 Mar Only 3 weeks to go now, until our third Rehearsed Reading Night takes place, and the plays are starting to come together nicely. Last night, we had the first 'round-the-table' readthrough for Peter Dawson's piece, Alpha Blond(e), with the cast and director subsequently putting it on its feet and exploring the text … Continue reading Rehearsals continue for RRN III
Sat 1 Mar 2014 So, the work has begun in earnest on our next Rehearsed Reading Night, taking place on March 27th in South Shields. A section of Rachael Walsh's play, 'The Morning After', will be showcased at the evening. Yesterday, the cast and director got together for the first readthrough and really brought the … Continue reading Rehearsed Reading Night gets underway
Wed 26 Feb 2014 Well, word must be spreading about our Rehearsed Reading Night! We've been tweeting away about it like busy little bees and look - we've managed a 'Top Tweet'! So that must mean the event will be a good one! Make sure you put the date in your diary - Thursday 27th … Continue reading Taking Twitter by storm!
Tue 25 Feb 2014 The venue is confirmed, and so are the acts! After last year's successful nights in Sunderland, we're looking forward to bring back our Rehearsed Reading Nights in South Shields throughout 2014. The first one of the year is taking place on Thursday 27 March, at the Marine Pub on Ocean Road. … Continue reading It’s full steam ahead for our Rehearsed Reading Night III
1 FEB 2013. Well, after all the preparation and publicity for the event, last night's rehearsed reading went extremely well. And first of all, we want to extend a HUGE thanks to everyone who took part and made the evening possible. The writers: Jay Antony Sykes, Peter Dawson, and Rachael Walsh. The directors: Paul Dunn, … Continue reading First event of 2013 a resounding success
18 JAN 2013. With a little under two weeks to go until our rehearsed readings night, the ball is well and truly rolling now. All the actors, writers and directors have been engaged. Scripts have been distributed, the venue is prepped, and we're looking forward to a brilliant night. Today, one of the 'teams' … Continue reading Rehearsed Reading rehearsals underway