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Formed in 2010, Award-winning, MTA Nominated House of Orphans produce innovative and cutting-edge theatre and film. Based in Manchester, we are a new company with vision, passion and commitment to creating and collaborating with some of the most talented actors, directors, writers, musicians and technicians. Although we are based in the NW with our primary focus on encouraging and supporting local artists, we are inclusive and open-minded.
Latest News

New Trailer for 'One Hand Clapping' by Jamie Shovlin

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'One Hand Clapping' Trailer
Trailer for the 2014/2015 tour of 'One Hand Clapping' by Anthony Burgess (A Clockwork Orange). For tour details see

Cuckoo, a one-act horror, steeped in English Folklore, Folk music and dance will be presented at The Lowry Theatre in 2015. Watch this space for more details to be announced.

One Hand Clapping has been selected for the Brits off Broadway Festival in New York at 59E59 Theatre. It will be on in May 2015.

One Hand Clapping will next be on at The Cockpit Theatre, Marylebone, London, 9-11 December.

One Hand Clapping by Anthony Burgess, adapted and directed by Lucia Cox was a roaring success with sell-out shows and great reviews. Read here.

Award-winning show, Blackbird by Lucia Cox transferred to New York and was produced by British and New York based Schmucks Theatre, directed by Nathan Shreeve.


We want to hear from you.
Wherever you are based, if you are a writer with a play (any length), or a short/feature film script and would like it to be considered for production, please send us an electronic copy. Visit our Contact Us page for details.
We regularly post castings and call outs for actors, technicians, sound engineers, the list goes on...
We also post on Casting Call Pro, on Stage Jobs Pro, and on various other professional publications. Visit our In Production page for details.
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