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!
Wed 12 July 2017 The tour is growing from strength to strength. The whole creative team is now and place, and the backroom staff are working round the clock to get everything in place to make this the biggest and best Cranked Anvil production since we formed five years ago. The tour will come to … Continue reading Peacock tickets now online
Mon 26 June 2017 After a successful meeting yesterday afternoon, we're very happy to announce today that the veteran North East actor Steve Arnott is joining Cranked Anvil to play the part of Dave Corner in our September production Cornered. Steve will perhaps be best known for his roles in pantos for Qdos at the … Continue reading Casting Announcement
Wed 12 April 2017 Word has started to get out about our September production - a double-bill of plays about Sunderland AFC! 'Wise Men Say' by Paul Dunn, and 'Cornered' by Jeff Brown, will tour into venues around the region later this year, and we're anticipating it to be as popular as our 2014 production … Continue reading The ball is rolling on our Autumn production
Wed 23 Mar 2016 We're pleased to say that our cast list has now been finalised, with the brilliant Sean Kenney taking the role of Capulet. And just in time for that, here's the interview we did for BBC Radio Newcastle, which broadcast last week. Enjoy.
Sat 27 Feb 2016 First of all, we must say a huge thanks to our good freinds Jack Young and Amie Jeffels, who helped us out with the photoshoot of our Shakespeare posters recently. (Which you can read about here.) But we're now delighted to announce that the actors playing those parts in April will … Continue reading Will the real Romeo & Juliet please stand up!
Thur 15 Jan 2015 After the news earlier this week that our production of 'I Left My Heart In Roker Park' was named Best Revival of 2014 by the British Theatre Guide's North East editor Peter Lathan, we're pleased to see that the Sunderland Echo are holding their What's On Where awards again this year. … Continue reading Vote for us in the What’s On Where 2015 Awards
Sat 27 Sept 2014 Well, we're coming to the end of this mini-tour of I Left My Heart In Roker Park, and we've had an amazing time with it! Extra dates kept on having to be added, and the houses just kept on filling! So much so, that we've been invited back by the Customs … Continue reading Roker Park play a huge success – one FINAL date added!
Tuesday 2nd September 2014 It's been a very busy few weeks at CAHQ. With the show opening in just over two weeks, we're now into the business end of things. Actor Paul Dunn and writer/director Tom Kelly are in the rehearsal room, working hard to mould the show into an entertaining piece of theatre, while … Continue reading Cranked Anvil on the BBC!
Monday 11th August 2014 Hot on the heels of news that an extra date has been added to the September tour, we've been talking to more people today to spread the news about Tom Kelly's brilliant play, 'I Left My Heart In Roker Park'. Today we spoke to Gavin from Roker Report. He was incredibly … Continue reading More press coverage for ‘Roker Park’