Ink on the Road

Back by popular demand INK on the Road offers a rare evening of contrasting and exciting works from the very best writers from East Anglia. This selection of the best short plays from the INK Festival 2019 provides thrilling evidence of the variety and depth of talent in the region. Like perfectly formed pop tunes, these plays are by turns funny, sexy, touching, and delightfully quirky. The pleasure of watching them is that every single one leaves you wanting more.

INK is proud to be the biggest producer of original short plays in the country, now in it's fifth year. For more information on all things INK, including how to take part, phone 01986 872 555; or go to the website

Tonight’s plays:

AFTER PROSPERO by Martha Loader, directed by Peter Kavanagh
Comic parable for our times set some 400 years after Shakespeare’s The Tempest. A storm is about to break over Prospero’s flooded island home.

NINA’S NOT OKAY by Shappi Khorsandi, directed by Jane Zarins
A night out on the tiles with 17-year-old Nina is fuelled by something far more potent than drink.

WELLINGTON by Scarlett Curtis, directed by Jane Zarins
Three quirky women cram on the sofa and watch The royal wedding on television.

MIXED UP by James Mcdermott, directed by James Christopher
Quicksilver piece about a die-hard Morrissey fan, Adam, who may or may not have found his perfect ‘Eve’.

BUS STOP written and directed by Dan Allum
A clean-cut American is taunted and teased by a precocious lass as they wait for the last bus to the unlovely Green Hill Estate in Huddersfield.

THAT’S GREAT! by Shaun Kitchener, directed by Paul Schlesinger
Rory is desperate to go out with Jake. His flat mate Harry is desperate to help him. So why does the plan go so desperately wrong?

THE SOUND GUY by Corin Child, directed by Peter Broad
A clumsy sound technician is having a serious problem with his plugs at a rally organised by right-wing patriots.

Tickets: £12, £10 (conc)

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