After a highly successful debut in February 2020, HER Productions, in partnership with Alex Keelan, are proud to return with a new evening of VIGNETTES. Supported by Arts Council England.

An evening of six-short plays by established and emerging female Manchester-based playwrights. The pieces will be original work, commissioned by HER Productions to premiere at Hope Mill Theatre in June, 2021.

The writers are: Coronation Street‘s BAFTA-winning Jan McVerry, Alex Keelan (BBC Radio 4, Oldham Coliseum Theatre, HOME), Ravi Thornton (award – winning writer & founder of Ziggy’s Wish), Joanna Nicks (long-listed for Bruntwood Prize in 2019), Kobie Francois (Blackpool School of Arts graduate with 1st class degree) and Pegeen Murphy (winner ‘One Night in Octagon’ & Manchester Monologue writing Prize).

Tuesday the 29th of June’s performance will be BSL Interpreted


The Plays:

Wildfires by Jan McVerry, directed by Ellie Rose

Fresh Meat by Joanna Nicks, directed by Kim Burnett

XYV by Ravi Thornton, directed by Amy Hailwood

To Have and to Hold by Pegeen Murphy, directed by Alyx Tole

It’s a Pea Picking Privilege by Kobie Francois, directed by Leying Lee

Signs by Alex Keelan, directed by Chantell Walker


The Performances:

All performances will be in accordance with government guidelines and adhere to social distancing. In the event the performances cannot go ahead live, all bookers will be contacted.

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Production Information




23rd June - 3rd July, 2021


£12 full / £10 concession (+ £1.50 booking fee)

Show Dates

23rd June - 3rd July, 2021

Running Time: 90 minutes

Interval: Yes

Age Restrictions: TBC

Any Warnings: TBC