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A series of short script readings from the portfolio of work by graduating students from BA (Hons) Drama and Scriptwriting.

The scripts and their writers are:

Miracle Man - A play by Ben Kilby. With the unusual disappearance of the local doctor, his replacement arrives in the sleepy British village of Hawkshead, instigating a movement that will change the small community forever. 

A 99 to Go - A screenplay by Holly Readshaw. A man on the run from his responsibilities, steals an ice cream van to use as a getaway vehicle only to discover a child in the back.

Reflections - A play by John Scott. A Woman’s dementia brings back painful family secrets.  A son must confront them and be destroyed by them or find salvation in the brutal truth.

The readings are performed by a group of professional actors and directed by Northumbria University Alumni Ali Pritchard, Artistic Director of Alphabetti Theatre

Scriptwriting Student Readings

  • Arts Council England
  • Community Foundation
  • European Regional Development Fund


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