• Hallé St Peter's (map)
  • Blossom St
  • Manchester, M4 6AW
  • United Kingdom

Performances

Thursday 24th - Saturday 26th September:

Evening performances (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) 7.30pm
Matinees (Thursday, Saturday)   2.30 pm

BSL interpreted performance: Friday 25th September

Captioned performance: Saturday 26th @ 2.30pm

Audio description available - please contact us for details. 

 

About

'Bridging the Gap' consists of eight commissioned short plays by a stellar line up of North West writers, featuring the most exciting directing and acting talent in the region too.

The show features brand new work by:

  • Jim Cartwright
  • Chris Hoyle
  • Charlotte Keatley
  • Ian Kershaw
  • Sarah McDonald Hughes.
  • Ian Puleston-Davies
  • Punam Ramchurn.
  • Simon Stephens

The writers were supported by a panel of experienced script advisers: Victoria Brazier, Chris Bridgman, Rachel Brogan, Chris Honer and Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder. 

Casting

Casting by Casting Director Janet Hampson.      
 

Announcements:

We are delighted to announce our 8 teams for 'Bridging the Gap'

Julie Hesmondhalgh

Julie Hesmondhalgh

Julie Hesmondhalgh stars in 'Talking Down' by Ian Kershaw, directed by Liz Stevenson.
 


Nisa Cole

Nisa Cole

Nisa Cole stars in 'Thigh Gap' by Sarah MacDonald Hughes, directed by Justine Potter


Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Karen Henthorn

Karen Henthorn

Matthew Kelly and Karen Henthorn star in Jim Cartwright's 'Gaps', directed by Anthony Banks.


Andrew Sheridan

Andrew Sheridan

Andrew Sheridan and Laura Elsworthy star in Simon Stephens' 'The Gap' directed by Liz Stevenson

Laura Elsworthy

Laura Elsworthy


John Weaver, Kimberly Hart Simpson and Jamie Samuel star in 'Broken Bridge' by Chris Hoyle.  Directed by Martha Simon

John Weaver

John Weaver

Jamie Samuel

Jamie Samuel

Kimberly Hart Simpson

Kimberly Hart Simpson



Rina Mahoney

Rina Mahoney

John Weaver (above) will also star alongside Rina Mahoney and Bhawna Bhawsar in 'Zilla' by Punam Ramchurn, directed by Joyce Branagh

Bhawna Bhawsar

Bhawna Bhawsar


Jamie Samuel, Nisa Cole, Kim Hart Simpson (all above) star alongside Simeon Truby and Gareth Cassidy and Declan Wilson in 'White Man Overbite' by Ian Puleston-Davies, directed by Stefan Escreet

Declan Wilson

Declan Wilson

                                                 Gareth Cassidy

                                                 Gareth Cassidy

Simeon Truby

Simeon Truby



Declan Wilson (above) stars with Eithne Browne, Rachel Priest and Sandra Cole  in 'I Am Janet' by Charlotte Keatley which is directed by David Fleeshman

Eithne Browne

Eithne Browne

                            Sandra Cole

                            Sandra Cole

Rachel Priest

Rachel Priest






Interested in helping us?  

We are looking for volunteers to support our Front of House Team.  Please click on our 'contact' page, and fill in our contact form to express interest.