A13 and North West End LIVE are proud to present Burglars by David Rudkin. Burglars will be performed over 3 nights in June at Theatre Pop within Bar Pop in the heart of Manchester City Centre.

Six rather inept and clumsy burglars enter the large detached house of a wealthy man believing him to be away on holiday. However, what they find out about his whereabouts and his activities will both shock and amuse! Written all in verse, this written-for-radio play for voices tells a very (in)human(e) story in the most light-hearted, frivolous way… but still asks the question, what would you do if you were caught in an ethical quandary?



A fast moving one act play using physical theatre, dance and song telling the story of six young inexperienced and inept burglars who enter the property of a man they believe to be on holiday only to find him outside committing a crime far greater than burglary! A dark and sinister but highly entertaining comedy.

A13 / NWE Live! is looking to cast a staged script-in-hand version of Shakespeare's epic poem, The Rape Of Lucrece to be the first play produced under the banner Forgotten Gems, a new bi-monthly residency at The Briton's Protection public house in Manchester.

Directed by Paola Arzuffi, this is a powerful tale of lust, love, revenge and more, and we require the following...

Following the successful mini festival of rehearsed readings, “A Bit of French” in November 2016, A13 and North West End LIVE are returning to The Briton’s Protection in Manchester City centre presenting a new series of rehearsed readings entitled “Forgotten Gems”.

A13 Acting Company and North West End LIVE! present “A Bit of French”

A13 Acting Company and North West End LIVE! are proud to present “A Bit of French”, a series of one act rehearsed readings, none of which have, as yet, received a professional UK performance. Each play will be performed at the iconic Briton’s Protection public house in the heart of Manchester each Monday night throughout November starting at 8pm prompt.

North West End is delighted to announce the launch of North West End LIVE!  A brand new production company set up to produce the best of independent theatre in the North West.

Over the coming weeks and months we will be announcing a series of productions as we work with companies across the region and UK to bring new theatre experiences to audiences. Within our first year we will be presenting a number of professional UK premieres and a world premiere.

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