We are very excited to announce the line up for our next Shorts night. We love these plays and hopefully you will too!
We’ll be announcing directors and cast soon, but in the meantime, meet our brand new writers and their wonderful plays…
Not Forgetting Us
Written by Kayleigh Kavanagh
For Glenda and Barbra everyday in the nursing home is the same. Glenda dreams of going outside, but Barbra resists; she’s scared of something, something that could change their lives for good.
Written by Pete Goodland
Using real quotes from politicians, journalists and claimants, this verbatim piece explores the struggle to claim incapacity benefit and the failings of a system that allows those in need to slip through the cracks.
Written by Tom Glover
A couple meet online and romance blossoms over email. But can their typed trysts translate into real life dating? And in the age of Twitter and ipads, what’s so great about talking anyway?
Written by Sarah Gleadall
A vicar is duped into a dinner party with his new parishioners when he’d rather be at home watching football. Should he stay and appease their whims or leave and risk offending his god?
The next Descent Shorts will be at Rich Mix on 5th April. Watch this space for updates.