For 2 days The Ashton Group's Young Producers, in association with Barrow Library, presented pop-up theatre adaptations of children's and young adult fiction in Barrow Library . . . ghosts, entities, lost girls, lads in love, evil step-mothers, absent parents, vicious roommates and brothers three.
Friday 2 June - YOUNG ADULT FICTION
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
10 year old Bailey is given a dare . . . break into the Night Circus and bring something back to prove it. But the Night Circus is not an ordinary circus and trespassers will be 'exsanguniated'
Bailey Conrad Birchall The Girl Tara Edwards Doughty
The Circus Jamie Reynolds, Greg O'Flynn, Jon Bissett
Crow Mountain by Lucy Inglis
Hope is in Montana with her mum the year is now. Emily is in Montana with Miss Adams and the year is 1867. But their lives are running in parallel, wierdly connected and something bad is about to happen.
Hope Nicole Rose Emily Megan Williams
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Colin is desparate. He's been dumped for the 19th time by a girl called Katherine. So he's having a bath.
Colin Greg O'Flynn Mum Megan Williams Dad Jon Bissett
Archimedes Conrad Birchall Katherine Eva Clifton
Saturday 3 June - CHILDREN'S FICTION
Liesl and Po by Lauren Oliver
Liesl wakes up in the night and in the corner of her room is a strange shadowy shape of a boy. "Who are you?"
Liesl Eva Clifton Po Nathan Powell
Tracy Beaker You're a Star by Jacqueline Wilson
Enter Tracy Beaker...mark the name...one day she will be famous! Meet her social worker, her soon-to-be step mum and her room-mates in The Dumping Ground Children's home.
Tracy Tara Edwards Doughty Cam Nicole Rose
Elaine the Pain Nathan Powell Mum Nicole Rose
Dumping Ground Kids Eva Clifton, Nicole Rose, Nathan Powell
Tales From Beadle The Bard by J. K. Rowling
The Tales of Beadle The Bard are in Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, but have you ever read any of them? Beadle The Bard himself will be hear to read you one of his famous tales: The Wizard and The Hopping Pot.
Beadle The Bard Dave Mitchell The Wizard Adam Egginton
Adaptations by Rachel Ashton, Megan Williams, Dave Mitchell and Adam Egginton
Direction Rachel Ashton and Karen Hall
Design Karen Hall
Sound Damien Rose