Men with Tales


New Creative Thinkers is a creative writing group for men. We meet every Wednesday to explore thoughts and ideas through the medium of writing in its all forms; poetry, stories and drama.


Men With Tales is the result of 6 months of workshops with The Ashton Group’s professional Writer-in-Residence Kate Davis.


The following pieces, written by the participants, were performed at Theatre Factory on Monday 18 March 2015


The Journey Home by Steven Walwark

Superstition by Mike Shepherd

Everyone Sang - First Meeting by Adam Eggington

The Gogga –by Steven Walwark

The School of Sunday Dinners by Mike Shepherd

The King of Fighters by Martin Biggens

Mad Bad Mike by Mike Shepherd

Niall’s War by John Armstrong

9pm, Kitten and a Plastic Bag by Stephen and Mike

The Ballad of Tim by Martin Biggens

Institutional Bonds by Andy Denison

Jimmy Green Teeth by Steven Walwark

The Good Old Days by Mike Shepherd

Everyone Sang –  Red Room by Adam Eggington


Kivan Dene, Ian Blower, Nathan Morris


Director Rachel Ashton

Lighting Design Tom Scott

Writer in Residence Kate Davis


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