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23 Apr 2014 - 26 Apr 2014 @ 8pm

Young Writers Festival: A Brief Moment of Happiness

Hull Truck Youth Theatre present a showcase of new writing. Taking place over four evenings, the youth theatre will present work written by young people aged 10-18, based around the theme A Brief Moment of Happiness.

Hull Truck Theatre and First Hull Trains are proud to present the 6th annual competition for Young Writers.

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1 May 2014 @ 8pm

Taking Charlie

Taking Charlie is a dark comedic fantasy, based on a true story, about the abduction of Charlie Chaplin’s body by two hapless kidnappers in 1978. A tale full of bad ideas and dead comics, the play uses puppetry, physical theatre and shadow play to create the world the characters inhabit.

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2 May 2014 - 3 May 2014 @ 8pm (Saturday matinee: 2:30pm)

Formby

Follow George Formby’s rise from awkward stable boy to one of Britain’s biggest stars. In a unique one-man performance, Ewan Wardrop plays the role of Formby, as well as all the key characters involved in this fascinating slice of his life.

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5 Jun 2014 @ 8pm

The Time Machine

1895. In a suburban garden a man lies dazed beside a remarkable machine. He has a story to tell. Of fire and fear. Of Eloi and Morlocks. An unbelievable story about our future that he insists is true… Nunkie brings H.G. Wells's science fiction classic to life in this thrilling one-man show.

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7 May 2014 @ 6pm

Close Up… With Richard Bean

Artistic Director Mark Babych talks to Richard Bean about his career, his influences and his future projects.

Followed by a rehearsed reading of his play The Mentalists, directed by Gareth Tudor Price: Ted and Morrie meet in a Doncaster hotel room to make a video. Ted needs to change the world. Morrie needs fifty quid.

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14 May 2014 @ 8pm

All the Bens

Ben likes Al, Al likes Henry, and Henry likes numbers. When they meet, everything changes. First seen at Manchester's 24:7 Theatre Festival, All the Bens is an engaging, witty and accessible 60 minute play dealing with themes of loneliness, desire, identity, growing up, special needs and internet meets.

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10 May 2014 @ 7:30pm

Hull Jazz Festival: Eyes Shut Tight

A real beacon of originality on the UK jazz scene, their unique blend of accessible melodic compositions, fiery expansive impro and engaging stage show have earned Eyes Shut Tight a reputation as unmissable.

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15 May 2014 - 17 May 2014 @ 8pm (matinee Sat, 2.30pm)

Sizwe Banzi Is Dead

Devised by Athol Fugard, John Kani & Winston Ntshona

It’s 1972 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa and Sizwe Banzi’s passbook gives him just three days to find work. No work and he’ll be deported. That was four days ago. So when Sizwe stumbles across a dead body with a passbook, he asks himself – does his identity card really define who he is? Could he give up his family and his name in order to survive?  

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29 May 2014 @ 8pm

The Hoarder

Inspired by the astonishing true story of chronic hoarder Richard Wallace, whose hoarding is so out of control that his own life is in danger.

Mountains of papers and packaging fill his home from floor to ceiling and trap Richard in a world of his own, away from his community and any human connection.

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31 May 2014 @ 7:30pm

Hull Jazz Festival: GoGo Penguin

Featuring pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner, the brilliant GoGo Penguin draw on a heady brew of influences, from Squarepusher to Brian Eno, Debussy to John Cage, and EST to Massive Attack to create their unique, groove-heavy, highly lyrical acoustic-electronica sound.

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11 Jun 2014 @ 8pm

The Book

Across centuries the lives of three characters intertwine through the life of the book. The survival of the book both challenges their courage and questions their identity. Their actionsunknowingly alter not only their own path but the course of world history. The Book invites you on an intrepid journey of friendship, identity and possibility.

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19 Jun 2014 @ 8pm

Conversations Not Fit for the American Dinner Table

Welcome to the United States of America! Inspired by real-life events, the one-man show uses mask and puppetry to illuminate an absurd world where tragedy and opportunity are one and the same. 

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20 Jun 2014 @ 8pm

Turning the Tide

In the winter of 1968, three Hull trawlers sank in Arctic waters. The loss of 58 men devastated the close-knit fishing community of Hessle Road. For the first time in their history, the fishermen’s wives took action. They marched, campaigned and drew the world’s media to their cause - the reform of an industry that, whilst providing their living, was killing their men.

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21 Jun 2014 @ 7:30pm

Hull Jazz Festival: Forro Porro

The Hut People and Mambo Jambo collide to create Forro Porro, playing South American fiesta sounds. Forro Porro create the kind of killer rhythms that make the evening swing!

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10 Jul 2014 - 12 Jul 2014 @ 8pm

Weekend Rockstars

A night at the theatre unlike any other that will get the blood pumping as much as a nightclub, a football match, a gig, and that is first and foremost a good night out.

*Contains strong language

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15 Jul 2014 - 19 Jul 2014 @ 8pm

The Graduate

A hit in the West End and a popular show on Broadway, The Graduate brings the inspired movie hit of the sixties vividly to life on stage. Benjamin Braddock, recent college graduate and prodigal son, returns home and promptly becomes embroiled in an affair with the wife of his father’s business partner, one Mrs Robinson, but soon finds himself falling in love with her daughter, Elaine.

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24 Jul 2014 @ 8pm

Hull Jazz Festival: Matthew Smith’s Eclectic4 Acoustic

Original compositions with an eclectic mix of classical jazz songs, soulful melodies, rich evocative harmonies and exciting grooves blend together in a unique sound encompassing jazz, soul, pop, blue and world music.

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25 Jul 2014 @ 7pm-8:30pm

Hull Jazz Festival: The Honeybirds

Glamour, swing and wonderful close harmony singing. The Honeybirds bring to life songs of the 1940s, primarily taking inspiration from the Andrews Sisters and featuring the talents of three extraordinary jazz vocalists: Hull's Jenny Smith, jazz jive diva Tessa Smith and high harmony Daisy Thurkettle.

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26 Jul 2014 @ 2pm-3:30pm

Hull Jazz Festival: Mike Walker and Stuart McCallum

Two of the country's best known and most loved guitarists in a new acoustic setting. Using five different guitars, they create original music and standards that are reimagined into fresh shapes.

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26 Jul 2014 @ 4:30pm-6:30pm

Hull Jazz Festival: Jay Phelps and Soweto Kinch Quartet

Jay Phelps and Soweto Kinch Quartet will be playing music from both of their upcoming projects: 'The Legend of Mike Smith' and 'Projections: Of Miles, 40 years of Miles Davis'. Both artists have extensive careers and are always full of innovative, scene changing music. 

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