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A new writing night with a difference!


For our first event as an Oldham Coliseum Associate Company, Rogue Bones are inviting a group of established Northern writers to take up a challenge: they will have 8 days to write a short piece of work in response to a provocation set by the company. We obviously can’t tell you what the first challenge is yet (the writers might see it!) but it will involve you, the audience, as we play with the kind of experiences that theatre can provide. 

For more info and tickets click here



We are thrilled to announce that we are now an Associate Company at Oldham Coliseum! 


Working with the Coliseum, Fine Comb and Rogue Bones will contribute to the creative life of the theatre and benefit from support in developing, presenting and promoting their work, including rehearsal space and access to the skills and experience of the theatre’s in-house team. Alongside this the two organisations will help to deliver the Coliseum’s broad range of work with young people and in the community, including workshops at Oldham’s Youth Zone, MAHDLO, and sessions with the theatre’s scriptwriting group, Scribbles.

Find out more here.

And watch this space for our first Associate Company project!



We have casts for both of our new shows! Click on either show below to see their lovely faces and to book tickets to see them in the flesh!



We are delighted to announce that we are part of the Oldham Coliseum Studio Takeover 2018! 

We are part a fantastic group of new and emerging theatre companies invite to be a part of the Oldham Coliseum Studio 2018 Season. 

We will perform our new show Selfies Kill More People Than Sharks on April 25th - Info and Tickets - and a rehearsed reading of Making Love on April 26th - Info and Tickets

Download the full brochure here and check out the other brilliant companies performing their new work; Redouble Theatre; Finecomb Theatre; Manchester ADP; The Thelmas; Fly in Your Soup; Keogh Productions; and The Theatre Collective. 



Top (Left to Right): Gareth Ryan-Bennett, Ryan Gilmartin, Kash Arshad, Matt James Brown

Bottom (Left to Right) Houmi Miura, Jessica Passant, Amie George

We had a very successful two days at The Dukes, Lancaster, doing research and development on our next show: Selfies Kill More People Than Sharks.

Kash Arshad, Homi Miura Amie George Ryan Gilmartin Gareth Bennett Ryan Jessica Passant Matt James Brown

We were working with some amazingly talented and lovely performers (shout out to Sophie Giddens, Amy Drake and Rikki Hanson Orr, who weren't around for the school photo!)

We were taking part in the Kickstart Open Space initiative, started by The Dukes Artistic Director, Sarah Punshon, as a way of engaging with new theatre makers across the North West by opening up space at The Dukes for artists to experiment and develop new work. 

It was a great experience for us; not only did we come away with many (so very many) ideas about what direction we will take the show, but it also gave the opportunity to form new relationships, not only the with the performers we worked with, but also with Sarah Punshon, Danny Matthews and Anna Nguyen at the Dukes. Thanks!

Top (L to R): Gareth Ryan-Bennett, Ryan Gilmartin, Kash Arshad, Matt James Brown; Bottom (L to R): Houmi Miura, Jessica Passant, Amie George.

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