JB Shorts: The Return at 53two

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Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
JB Shorts: The Return at 53Two
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JB Shorts at 53two, 11–22 October 2022, from £11.00 - Book now

A brand new edition of JB Shorts returns to entertain and showcase some of the regions most well established and talented performers and scriptwriters.

Penned by top TV writers and shaped by professional directors and actors from across Greater Manchester, JB Shorts: The Return sees six new short plays performed in the atmospheric arches of 53two.

The evening offers nuggets of comedy gold and top-notch drama for everyone.

Each play runs at just 15 minutes long with the whole evening running at around 90 minutes. At this edition of JB Shorts you’ll see Five Women, Rambling by Cathy Crabb, a short performance about five retired nurses who arrange to meet at Dovestones Reservoir for a reunion; Emmerdale writer Peter Kerry’s Recording History featuring three students and one big conundrum, while Zoe Iqbal and James Quinn join forces to present a timely political piece, I Want My Britain Back. The entertainment line-up is completed by writer Steph Lacey’s To Be A Sl*t, Cleaning Up the Streets by Trevor Suthers and The Final Nail in the Coffin by Dave Simpson.

See six new short plays performed in the atmospheric arches of 53two.

Established in 2009, JB Shorts has a sterling reputation. Brillant and wholly satisfying, the evening offers nuggets of comedy gold and top-notch drama for everyone – sure to send you off with a spring in your step for a night out in town or home in time for your supper.

JB Shorts at 53two

11–22 October 2022
From £11.00

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