In 2012, Mikron Theatre Company will be celebrating their 40th birthday touring the country by the inland waterways on their vintage narrowboat, Tysley.
Based in Marsden, at the foot of the Yorkshire Pennines, Mikron Theatre Company annually contract a company of four actor-musicians and commission two shows with original music. The shows, routed in social history, tell the stories of ordinary people caught up in big events, always in a way that is witty, fun and accessible.
Losing the Plot will be touring nationally from April to October 2012 in venues as diverse as pubs, fields, village halls and polytunnels. The company arrive with a minimum of set and props, but the skill and ingenuity of the Mikron team give the audience an evening as satisfying and memorable as any West End show
Deborah McAndrew (writer) has written extensively for the stage, her recent work includes an adaptation of Accidental Death of an Anarchist for Northern Broadsides and Oliver Twist for Bolton Octagon Theatre. She is also known to fans of Coronation Street as Angie Freeman, who she played up until 1998.
Adam Sunderland (director) is a Marsden-based actor and director, his recent credits include The Water Babies, Heidi – A Goat’s Tale and Treasure Island all for Northern Broadsides, and Strange Voyages for Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough. Adam’s show, Heidi was nominated for a TMA award in 2009.
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