Wednesday, 22 August 2018

NEWS: Full programme of events - including 3 world premiere plays - announced for Roundabout in Ordsall Park this September.

Roundabout in Ordsall Park
Thu 6 - Sun 9 Sept
In Association with Paines Plough and The Lowry.
A whole host of community events will go back to back with three world premier plays this September in ROUNDABOUT pop up theatre at Ordsall Park.

The confirmed line up includes performances from young Ordsall actors, church services and the annual 'Lighting the Legend' parade.

Award-winning portable theatre ROUNDABOUT will also showcase three world premieres in Ordsall Park from Thu 6 – Sun 9 September.

ISLAND TOWN by Simon Longman is bittersweet story about friendship, hope and dreams of an escape. STICKS AND STONES by Vinay Patel is a razor sharp satire about what happens when the wrong word just slips out. HOW TO SPOT AN ALIEN by Georgia Christou is about one confused alien, two brave kids and a busted spaceship.

Katherine Pearce actor who plays eight characters across the three plays from Paines Plough received a highly acclaimed ‘The Stage Edinburgh Award’ for her performance in ISLAND TOWN this week.

The Lowry has joined forces with a local community steering group in Ordsall – who have contributed to the programme of community events included in the ROUNDABOUT line-up. They include 'Ordsall Lost' starring young actors from Ordsall Community Arts, St Clement's Music Night, and Ordsall's Got Talent.

Organisers of Ordsall festival have also taken the decision to move the event, which usually takes place in July, to Sun 9 September to coincide with ROUNDABOUT 2018.

ROUNDABOUT in Ordsall Park has been developed in partnership with; !Audacious Church, Friends of, Ordsall Park, Ordsall Community Arts, Ordsall Community CafĂ©, Ordsall Festival, Ordsall Hall, Primrose Hill Primary School, St Clement’s Church, Salford City Council, Salford Community Theatre and Salix Homes.

Previously ROUNDABOUT has popped up at Little Hulton Goes Large festival (2017), Love Eccles Festival (2016) and The Lowry Plaza (2015). This year it is presented by Paines Plough and Theatr Clwyd in association with The Lowry.

Listings Information
Roundabout in Ordsall Park
Roundabout Tour in Ordsall Park | 06 Sep 2018 - 08 Sep 2018
Ordsall Lost | 06 Sep 2018 18:30
Island Town By Simon Longman | 06 Sep 2018 - 09 Sep 2018
Roundabout - Barbara Nice | 06 Sep 2018 21:00
On In Ordsall | 07 Sep 2018 13:00
Ordsall's Got Talent | 07 Sep 2018 18:00
Sticks and Stones by Vinay Patel | 07 Sep 2018 - 09 Sep 2018
!Audacious Church: Back 2 School Family Show | 08 Sep 2018 10:00
How To Spot an Alien By Georgia Christou | 08 Sep 2018 - 09 Sep 2018
Lighting the Legend | 08 Sep 2018 13:00
Salford Community Theatre: THE SALFORD DOCKER - Open workshop | 08 Sep 2018 16:30
St Clement’s Music Night | 08 Sep 2018 18:00
The Delightful Sausage | 08 Sep 2018 21:00
Sunday Service at Roundabout | 09 Sep 2018 10:00
Ordsall Festival Onstage | 09 Sep 2018 13:00
Download line up of events here

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