Over one weekend we saw 14 of the most exciting emerging writers in the North West collaborate on COME CLOSER. Each writer wrote a monologue to be performed around the Great Hall and in the module, this is what happened!

The Writers
Supported by the Royal Exchange and Bruntwood Hub, over the last six months a group of playwrights and theatre makers from across the North West have been working with a range of practitioners to provoke, challenge and support the ambitions of their work, and to interrogate what Theatre means today. These are their stories...

A LETTER TO YOU by Zodwa Nyoni

A TRANSITORY TALE by Howard Carr

CARDS ON THE TABLE by Chris Bush

CURLY WURLY by Ella Carmen Greenhill

DISTRACTION by Terry Corbett

EILEEN by Kellie Smith

I BELONG TO THE STARS by Joshua Val Martin

I WOULDN'T KILL HITLER by Dominic Grace

REFLECTION/REFLECTING by Alan Cliff

SCREAMING HEART by Joe Ward-Munrow

THE DEEPEST COLOUR RED by Louise Wallwein

THE UNIVERSE WAS CONSPIRING AGAINST ME FOR SEVEN YEARS by Chanje Kunda

TO BARB by Nikky Norton

TRIPLE THE PRICE OF A FRUIT CAKE by Kim Wiltshire