News News News at Contact

Creative Tourist
News News News at Contact
Image courtesy of Contact.

News News News at Contact Theatre, Manchester 5 March 2022 Tickets from £5.00 — Book now

News News News is a television news show made by children for adults, recorded in front of a studio audience and broadcast live on the internet.

Presenting a series of bulletins from the city, the young reporters have worked with artists Andy Field and Beckie Darlington to offer a distinctive news round-up of what is going on right here and right now. Wearing white shirts, ties and serious specs, The young people explore the issues that interest them most. The results are performed live on stage at Contact and broadcast online.

The performance uses the structure of new reporting to enable children to share their view of the place where they live. The piece also offers a rousing reflection on the value of journalism  – examining our trust throughout a period of fake news and aggressive bias.

At a time when there it feels as though there is more news than ever before, News News News explores the purpose of news and its role in shaping the way that we view the world. Intelligent and insightful, the performance also acts as a stark reminder that decisions are being made on behalf of our children’s futures every day.

News News News at Contact Theatre, Manchester 5 March 2022 Tickets from £5.00 Book now

What's on at Contact Theatre

Where to go near News News News at Contact

Music venue
The Deaf Institute

The Deaf Institute is a vibrant gig venue and nightclub for which it is well worth taking a jaunt out of the Northern Quarter.

Catalog Bookshop

Find Peter and his Christiania cargo bike around All Saints Park, a hop, skip and a bunnyhop from Manchester Poetry Library.

Bar or Pub

Sandbar, just off Oxford Road in Manchester, is a well-loved watering hole, with a great selection of ales and some eccentric seating.

Johnny Roadhouse store
Johnny Roadhouse

Buffeted by fried chicken outlets, legendary musical instrument emporium Johnny Roadhouse has been serving the local music community for over 50 years.

Café or Coffee Shop
Eighth Day

Eighth Day is a co-operative shop that sells ethically-sourced food, wine and cosmetics. There’s also café that serves hearty, healthy meals in the basement.

Event venue
The Proud Place

Based in the heart of Manchester on Sidney Street, The Proud Place houses The Proud Trust and serves as a community hub for the wider LGBT+ population across Greater Manchester and beyond.

What's on: Theatre

Sweet Dreams at Aviva Studios

Multi-sensory and surreal, Sweet Dreams is a brand-new storytelling experience that takes audiences on a journey through food, appetite and desire.

from £7.50
Open Air Theatre at Grosvenor Park
Open Air Theatre at Grosvenor Park

Expect another fabulous season of open-air theatre when The Gangs of New York, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and The Importance of Being Earnest play Grosvenor Park this summer.

from £6.75

Culture Guides

Rebecca Watson author photo
Literature Events in Manchester and the North

In between working out, then working through, your holiday reading pile this summer, find inspiration for your next bookish acquisitions from our selection of live events and exhibitions.