25th June, 7:30pm
Supported by Lowry, Salford and Arts Council England
Written and performed by Melissa Johns
Co-devised and directed by Lily Levin
Snatched is a fast-paced, uplifting one woman show accompanied by a live 90’s/00’s soundtrack.
In 2018, disabled actor Melissa Johns’ iCloud was hacked and explicit photos of her were released online. A young disabled woman with a history of body dysmorphia comes to terms with her body becoming public...
23rd June, 11:00am
23rd June, 7:30pm
The true story of Amin Nawabi (a pseudonym), a gay academic who fled Afghanistan as a child, is brought vividly to life with vibrant animation and movingly detailed voiceover from Nawabi, in conversation with director (and long term friend) Jonas Poher Rasmussen. As he prepares to marry his long-term partner, he recalls the highs and lows of his journey from warn torn homophobic, Kabul to...
1st July, 7:30pm
With exceptional musicianship and boundless energy, Granny’s Attic are going from strength to strength. Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne (melodeon, anglo concertina, vocals), George Sansome (guitar, vocals) and Lewis Wood (violin, vocals) have honed their skills touring the UK and Europe since 2009. They are much loved by audiences up and down the country, with bookings everywhere from Cambridge Folk Festival to Cecil Sharp House.
The trio have been...
30th June, 7:00pm
A new play by David Hare
Directed by Nicholas Hytner
Ralph Fiennes (Antony & Cleopatra) leads the cast in David Hare’s (Skylight) blazing account of the most powerful man in New York, a master manipulator whose legacy changed the city forever.
For forty uninterrupted years, Robert Moses exploited those in office through a mix of charm and intimidation. Motivated at first by a determination to improve the lives...
20th September, 7:00pm
Award-winning filmmakers, Phil Grabsky and Shoaib Sharifi, present a real-life epic of boyhood and manhood, filmed across twenty years in one of the most embattled corners of the globe. My Childhood, My Country – 20 Years in Afghanistan follows the journey of Afghan youth, Mir Hussain, growing up in a land ravaged by war.
Tickets £12 | Runtime 92 minutes
When we first meet Mir, he is...
The Pound arts centre offers a year round programme of performances, workshops, a youth theatre and exhibitions.
Our mission is to connect people through creativity.
A pre-show social, time to relax, work, meet up with friends, or grab a change of scenery with the little ones… All great ways to spend time in our café.
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The Pound offers a fully equipped auditorium seating 100 people. The seating can also be put away to create a large hall space. We have full AV capabilities and with a green room and technical booth it's the ideal place for performances, talks, conferences and classes.
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