Billy, the Monster and ME!

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Join Billy on his adventure of a lifetime! Find out what happens when a Monster appears in Billy’s bedroom on the very day that his family are just too busy to play. Be part of Team Billy and help him to save his family from meeting a very sticky end!

Family Tickets for four now available at  £20 ! Must include at least one adult and one child. Book below now!

EXTRA SHOW ADDED! Thursday 9:00pm for all the big kids up way past their bed time! Tickets now available!

Writer: Catherine Manford & Sarah Molyneux
Director: Alyx Tole
Company: Colour The Clouds
Type of performance: Family Friendly, recommended for 3 yrs + (we welcome the whole family)
Running time: 60 minutes
Rating: U
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Venue: New Century House
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    Nathan Morris


    Nathan was found lost and confused somewhere in Leicestershire and was instantly drafted into the acting profession. He trained at the Birmingham School of Acting and has since worked in TV, film, theatre, radio and site specific productions.  A few highlights of his credits include: GAG (The Library Theatre Co. and Cornerhouse), YOU ONCE SAID YES (Look Left Look Right/The Lowry), THE CRYPT PROJECT: NEW DEPTHS (Happystorm Theatre ), THE TRANSIT OF VENUS (Cul-de-Sac Theatre Co.), A STEAMY AFFAIR (Poppabear), SERVICE WITH A SMILE (The Worker’s Theatre Co.), CBEEBIES SPRINGWATCH (CBEEBIES), NIGHTMARE IN SUBURBIA (Nine Lives Media), HOW TO BE A PRINCE (BBC), THE BILL (ITV).

    Nathan is also a singer and musician and has played various festivals, functions and the odd BBQ.

    He was nominated for the Best Actor Award last year at the 24:7 Theatre Festival for his role of Jeremiah Horrocks in The Transit of Venus (also nominated for Equity’s Vicky Allen Award: Best Production) and is very excited to be returning this year as Billy for ‘Billy, The Monster and Me

    Christabel Brown

    Christabel is originally from Chester but now lives, works, acts and plays in Manchester. Christabel trained at The University of Salford graduating with a First Class Hons Degree in Performing arts. Credits whilst training include Adriana in Comedy of Errors, Constance in Much Ado about Nothing, Rusty in Footloose and Mary in The Wooden Frock. Credits since graduating include Juror in a North West tour of All Because of Molly, Amy in No Place Like Home at 24:7 Theatre Festival, as well as various educational shows touring around Schools in the Greater Manchester area. In her spare time Christabel volunteers at a primary school and has a particular passion for creating children’s television and theatre so is delighted to be taking part in Billy, The Monster and Me! Christabel has had a lot of fun being part of this project and can’t wait to share this magical, exciting and innovative play with the children of Manchester. It has been fantastic to work with such a talented and passionate group of people and she hopes the audience have as much fun watching it as the company did creating it!

    Calum Scott

    Calum Scott, who plays the role of Dad and Gramps, is extremely proud to be joining the cast of Billy, The Monster and Me! He has previously worked with Hope Theatre Company on a production designed to educate local school children on family diversity.  Currently studying a degree in Drama & Theatre Studies, Calum has been involved in a number of productions at the University of Salford. Amongst his work, he has taken on the roles of George Bailey in It’s a Wonderful Life, Theseus in the Ancient Greek tragedy Hippolytus, and performed in a historical piece at the university’s Create at Salford Festival. When he is not performing, Calum enjoys writing scripts for theatre and playing sports. This year he completed a half-marathon and is presently in training to run his local full marathon in October to raise money for charity.  He would like to thank the 24:7 theatre family for welcoming him, and hopes to continue to perform at the festival in the future.

    Barney Cooper

    Barney Cooper trained at ALRA on a 3 year course earning him a BA in Acting. He started his training in London and then finished it at ALRA’s new Wigan campus and being rather taken with the North decided to base himself just outside of Manchester. He has been playing guitar for 8 years, composing and writing for approximately 6 years as well as having musical experience in recording and composing electronically and having previously played the violin and piano. Barney composed and played numerous time for his drama college shows as well as having recorded several of his own songs independently, however this production marks the first professional engagement as a musican. He is delighted to be a part of ‘Billy’.

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