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Monday 14 October – Monday 21 October 2019

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Pre-festival: Danny Lamb and Rochdale Youth Theatre – Generation Z showcase double bill

Wednesday, 10 and Thursday, 11 October 2018

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Suitable for: Age 14+

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A Different Story of Rochdale  by Danny Lamb

We present the official premiere of the winning script in our local young writers’ competition. Danny Lamb, has been mentored by award-winning playwright Nicola Schofield and has developed his initial draft into a 30-minute stand-alone piece of theatre, telling A Different Story of Rochdale. M6 Theatre Company and Touchstones, in association with Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival, will soon tour the piece to local schools. Here you have the chance to see it first!

Danny Lamb.


Streaks by Rochdale Youth Theatre

The second part of our double bill is Streaks, presented by Rochdale Youth Theatre, and directed by Lisa-Marie Hoctor from Mighty Heart Theatre. Streaks is a new play that looks at the pressures of social media on young people’s mental health.

Generation Z blue logo. Arts Council England logo. M6 Theatre Company logo.Touchstones logo. Link4Life logo.

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