Sunday, June 16

Tag: Malandra Jacks

Census – Contact Theatre
North West

Census – Contact Theatre

Census, set in North Manchester, is a commendable theatrical endeavour that aims to break stereotypes, shining a light on a community's spirit through personal interviews and historical narratives. Located in a rapidly evolving working-class area of Manchester, this unique project is both ambitious and captivating. The evening is orchestrated by Malandra Jacks, with Chloe and Josh from Moston taking the lead. The show kicks off with a bus journey from Manchester City Centre to Moston. As they pass Harpurhey market, it's evident that the place is brimming with characters, and there's a distinct emphasis that there's only one way to pronounce "Harpurhey". This bus journey segment, while filled with humour, felt like a play for laughs. With a local audience that seemed to relate to every ...