There’s something rather delicious about the winner of the Theatre503’s International Playwriting Award hailing from Sunderland but a Mackem Andrew Thompson is, and what a winner In Event of Moone Disaster proves to be.
f a close relative’s dying wish makes you physically sick, are you still obliged to carry it out? Sarah Kosar’s play Mumburger explores how far familial obligation can go in the days and weeks after Andrea, mother of Tiffany (Rosie Wyatt) and wife of Hugh (Andrew Frame), is killed by a Birdseye truck on the M25.
Recounted by the breathlessly energetic and recklessly teenage Katie, Bunny takes a snapshot of her life in the racially divided estates of Luton over the course of a hot summer’s afternoon. A messy encounter between her older boyfriend Abe and an Asian kid on a bike spirals into something more profoundly disturbing.