Filled With Grey

Fields of Grey, directed by Contact’s Artistic Director Baba Israel, gives an insight into the Afghan American war. It is about an American soldier, and a British Muslim Mujahid who shot each other at battle. They are transported into a locked room where there is a heavy feeling of distrust, dislike and differences. However, it…

Jonny Don’t Come At All

‘Jonny Come Lately’ tells the story of a white working class mother and daughter who pretend to be disabled in order to cheat the system, by living off stolen goods and sponging off society. The women therefore get a shock when a Middle Eastern man played by Amr El-Bayoumi turns up desperate to stay with…

And the Girls in Their Successful Dresses

If you are looking for culture, colour and creativity without leaving Manchester, ‘And the Girls in their Sunday Dresses’ is the play for you. Directed by Princess Mhlongo, it brings the inspirational story of two African women who meet in a queue, waiting days for rice. The two South African Award winning comedians Lesego Motespe…