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Scuttlers

Scuttlers (Play) production archive for QTIX code T02091837291. Details of all Scuttlers archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01582806172

Archive Listings

5 Feb 15
  to
7 Mar 15
Royal Exchange
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Performance Details => Venue archive

Details

Scuttlers archiveIt tells the story of the Scuttlers who were Manchester's original gangs. Throughout the 1870s and beyond, the streets of Openshaw, Gorton, Ancoats and Salford were terrorised by rival groups of young mill workers fighting for control. With their bell-bottoms and floppy caps they fought with blades, fists, feet and the heavy ends of their leather belts. Scuttlers is a thrilling and alarming story of young people trying to navigate a life without respect; where their parents have let them down, homelessness is inevitable, and where a sense of place and purpose can only be found on the streets. Scuttlers is a brilliant, bloody play about the amazing energy of young people. Based on real court reports, it's timeless and timely with themes that resonate with remarkable clarity 150 years on. World Premiere

Cast/Performers

Catriona Ennis, Chloe Harris, David Judge, Anna Krippa, Rona Morison, Tachia Newall, Dan Parr, Bryan Parry, Kieran Urquhart

Creatives/Company

Author: Rona Munro
Presented by: Royal Exchange
Director(s): Wils Wilson, Eddie Kay (movement - for Frantic Assembly)
Design: Fly Davis
Lighting: Natasha Chivers
Sound: Peter Rice
Music: Denis Jones

Reviews

No UKTW or User reviews available.
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