Scriptworks Autumn 2014

Venue: Oldham Coliseum, Oldham Library Studio

Address: Oldham Library & Lifelong Learning Centre, Greaves Street, Oldham, OL1 1AL

Directions: For the purposes of using a Sat Nav, please use the postcode OL1 1AL. If you are travelling to Oldham via Metrolink your nearest stop is Oldham Central (2-3mins walk).

Dates: 6th, 20th October. 3rd, 10th November

Parts will be cast at 6.15pm, and we will start reading before 6.30pm.
Writers need to bring 1 copy of their script per actor plus 2 spare.
Any difficulties please email.
Please appreciate that we need 48 hours notice of any actor/ writer cancellations, this is to allow us to arrange cover.
Due to the nature of the work, individual cancellations may render the session impractical to run.
Conor McKee, Oldham Library and Scriptworks do not accept responsibility for sessions that have to be terminated due to actor/ writer cancellation at less than 48 hours notice, or by failure of writers to bring sufficient copies of script.


6th October (completed)

Stephen Ingram (45 min) 2m, 1 m/f (stg dir & reserve)

Ben Spiro- Hughes (10min, more in reserve) 2m, 2f

Actors 3m, 2f 

Mary Hooton (f)

Marlon Soloman (m)

Victoria May (f)

Steve Titley (m)

20th October

<a group booking has been made for this session>


3rd November

John Ingham (20 min, confirmed, cast tbc)

Vince Kenny (15 min tbc)

Mark Murphy (10 min, tbc)

Actors 3m, 3f tbc

Francesca Smith (f)

Jane Allighan (f,p)

Louise Wilson (f,p)

Ushiku Crisafuli (m)

Steve Titley (m)

Ben Rigby (m)




10th November

J McKune (30 min, confirmed)

Nikki Heywood (p, pending confirmation)

Laura Wild (15 min, confirmed)

Richard Howe (10 min, 3m, 2f, confirmed)

Robert Pegg (25 min, res, 1m, 2f)


Actors 3m, 3f tbc

Jane Allighan (f)

Aliki Chapple (f)

Francesca Smith (f,p)

Vince Kenney (m, res)

About Conor McKee

Conor McKee is a Manchester-based playwright from Northern Ireland. Over the years, he has had plays workshopped and performed at Contact, The Lowry, Royal Exchange Studio (as part of Blue), The 24:7 Theatre Festival, Salford Arts Theatre and The Yard in Hulme. He was Tinderbox writer on attachment 2009-2010, and his play Burnt toured nationally at the end of 2010. His next play, Thrasher, is set for a full production in the Royal Exchange Studio and a subsequent tour.
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