Dancing, a comedy set in a Manchester gay house-share

Dancing, a comedy set in a Manchester gay house-share, opens at Three Minute Theatre, Manchester, on 16th March 2017.

The play runs 16th-19th March 2017 at Three Minute Theatre, Afflecks Arcade, Manchester, M1 1JG. Tickets (£10/£8) are available from the link below and 0161 834 4517

Harry is a dancer - he needs a place to rent. Brian is a landlord - he needs the money. Triga is a porn star – kind of. And Betty the Dog needs worming.

Author David Thame, a regular writer for the Manchester Evening News, says: “It’s three guys trying to get on with their lives, in their different ways. But they all have to learn to change and somebody has to man-up – which is tricky if you don’t want to change, don’t agree what a man ought to do, or you prefer to do it in a blouse.”

The play is directed by Gina Frost and produced by John Topliff, founders of Three Minute Theatre (3MT), a venue which has championed new writing in Manchester.

3MT is the best of Manchester’s Northern Quarter – a DIY, independent 70-seat theatre and hothouse for new drama, poetry and comedy.

3MT was listed by The Guardian in July 2016 as one of the not-to-be-missed Manchester attractions.

The production is generously sponsored by Capital & Centric and Henry Boot Development’s Kampus development, a new apartment scheme in Manchester’s gay village at Aytoun Street.

Photo by John Topliff


Stephen Costello studied musical theatre at Blackpool and Fylde College, originally from Preston he has appeared in several shows at The Guild Hall & The Lowry as well as tours for children's theatre in the UK and Europe. Stephen has also played Captain Hook and Abanaza in touring Pantomime nationwide. He has completed training with Act4tv and TV experience includes TV commercials, Shameless and Ruby In The Smoke for the BBC.

Phil Clift’s castings include roles inThe Fattest Man in Britain (ITV Productions), Smoke Screen (MTV European Networks), as well as appearing at 3MT. He recently featured as Coronation Street Tour’s Tour Guide for the Summer TV Advertising campaign.

Bradley Kerr began acting with The National Youth Theatre, David Johnson and The Contact Young Actor's Company. He has performed at The Lowry, The Dance House and 3MT. ‘Dancing’ will be Bradley's professional acting debut.

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story published on  Mon, 9 Jan 2017