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All we ever wanted was… gig theatre

Stamp the back of my hand, straight in to see the band, at the bar a tog grabs me for an All We Ever Wanted Selfie. Buy a drink and to the front to dance and sing to the best band in the city. This is a nightclub; this is Welly and this, this is gig theatre. Continue reading

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Middle Child’s Dick Whittington: wickedly funny and inventive

The principal boy is played by a girl, the dame is played by a boy and there’s many a nursery rhyme surprise, gloriously camp costumes, animal anthropomorphism and buckets of audience interaction. There’s a live band singing and playing, the hits from the charts of yesteryear. All that can only mean one thing… Continue reading

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We can’t wait to show you our Dick!

Middle Child Theatre return to Fruit tomorrow 17 December, with the first public performances of Dick Whittington, their annual affordable, alternative pantomime, until 29 December. Continue reading

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Ten Storey Love Song – Sex Drugs Pigeons and Paint

I walk in and there they are getting mortalled in a club. The sexy blonde giving the Sicilian Lothario the come on… then it’s no holds barred sex until the pills wear off. No. Not a scene from Geordie Shore, these are lads and lasses from Boro like; Smoggies every one.  Continue reading

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Will You Walk Out Of Mercury Fur?

On Mercury Fur’s 10th Anniversary, Middle Child – a Hull theatre company known for creating electrifying performances – present a new version of the controversial play by Philip Ridley. Described as ‘one of the most challenging plays of the 21st CenturyMercury Fur has been relocated and reworked, especially for a Hull audience. Continue reading

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