Narvik tours the UK (see below for more info)
Produced by Box of Tricks Theatre
Nominated Best New Play, UK Theatre Awards 2017
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Almanac’s Artistic Directors continue their creative collaborations, working with Box of Tricks Theatre to develop Narvik, a play with songs set in Norway and the Arctic in WWII, written by Lizzie Nunnery and dramaturged by Lindsay Rodden. The company also includes Almanac associate artists Martin Heslop and Vidar Norheim as performers, composers and sound designers.
Almanac Artistic Directors Lindsay Rodden and Lizzie Nunnery join forces with eight other North West playwrights to collaborate on six innovative new writing productions in venues across the region, including Manchester Royal Exchange, Bolton Octagon, Liverpool Playhouse and Theatre By the Lake in Keswick.
Read about the shows and the process here
Black Hound Howling
Almanac team up with Everyword Festival to present a night of music and spoken word at the Nordic Church, Liverpool. Lizzie Nunnery & Vidar Norheim perform their new album Black Hound Howling as part of a six piece band, interspersed with specially tailored live text.
Liars: An Evening of Short Plays
Cornerstone Theatre Liverpool November 2010
Almanac and The Miniaturists present… Liars: An Evening of Short Plays about faking, self-deceiving, and whether seeing is believing. The programme includes a revival of the fantastic Danny Bollocks by the award winning Nick Leather, (Billy Wonderful, Liverpool Everyman, All the Ordinary Angels, Manchester Royal Exchange); world premieres of new work from Lizzie Nunnery (Intemperance and Unprotected, Liverpool Everyman), Lindsay Rodden (The Almond Tree, State of Wonder / Liverpool Everyman), and Ella Greenhill (Into the Water, Liverpool Everyman). The performance will include songs and soundtrack inspired by the texts.
The Revolution Will Not Be Published
Bluecoat Arts Centre August 2009
A cross-arts performance created through collaboration with poet Nathan Jones of Mercy, featuring music from Hannah Peel and Jesus Penaranda, Vidar Norheim & Lizzie Nunnery, Lindsay Rodden
Poet in residence and interdisciplinary arts programmer Nathan Jones, co-curates and hosts a highly ambitious show exploring the modern potential of the lyric in performance. Featuring folk musicians selected by Almanac, The Revolution Will Not Be Published combines innovative approaches and contemporary content with traditional form and historical context for an evening of exceptional entertainment.
Mello Mello, Liverpool, July 2009
John Smith, The Grand Architects, Andy Hickie, Lizzie Nunnery, Stan Ambrose and Laura Spark come together to explore poetry, storytelling and songs, old and new, on the age old theme of murder.
The Parting Glass
Mello Mello, Liverpool, April 2009
Drinking songs and leaving songs: old, new, traditional and alternative. Expect folk, bluegrass, storytelling… Artists include Jez Wing, Hannah Peel, Lizzie Nunnery, Jack Roberts and Alan Wright (of Arthur Shelton Jones and Friends).