Thought provoking drama
coming to Wirral
AN acclaimed play that challenges
religious, political and racial extremism is coming to Wirral over the next few
weeks, with a series of free performances.
"1 Extreme to the Other" is being staged by the Manchester based GW
Theatre Company and will be performed 10 times over 5 days in 5 different
locations over the course of the next 6 weeks.
Primarily aimed at 14 to 25 year olds, but open to anyone older than that too;
the play centres around the story of 2 former friends, Tony and Ali, whose drift
into different forms of extremism sets them on a potential collision course.
"1 Extreme to the Other" tackles a range of important issues head on
and is designed to stimulate debate beyond the performance itself as it asks the
audience to consider what unites communities as well as looking at what
The play is being brought to the borough by the Wirral Safeguarding Partnership
Board. Admission is free, but people wanting to attend will need to book their
place as numbers are limited.
There will be a morning performance, from 10:30am to noon, and an afternoon
from 12:45pm to 2.30pm, at each of these locations on the following dates:-
► Wednesday, 15 June 2016, at
Wallasey Town Hall, Brighton Street, Wallasey, CH44 8ED
► Tuesday, 21 June 2016, at
Heswall British Legion, 78 Pensby Rd, Heswall, CH60 7SF
► Monday, 27 June, at
Bromborough Civic Hall, All Port Lane Precinct, Bromborough, CH62 7HR
► Tuesday, 19 July 2016, at
Birkenhead Town Hall, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead CH41 8ED
To book a place, email your preferred date and time to Gaynor Dysart at:-
GW Theatre is 1 of the Country's leading theatre companies specialising in
creating and delivering powerful, high quality original theatre productions
aimed at young people and children as well as carers, parents, the wider
community and professionals.
In an approach that combines theatrical verve and dash with passion and humour,
the company produces vivid and memorable plays that make demands on the company
and audiences, proving to even the hardest sceptics that theatre is a very
powerful educational tool for engaging both young and adult audiences.