Call Centre Moments 09:12:2017 at The Blue Orange Theatre

    "Hello? Who's that? No, I haven't been misold PPI, been involved in an accident or - murdered anyone?" The humble yet ubiquitous call centre impacts our life in many was, but what do we know about the people down the line? And, what do they know about us? We look forward to welcoming... Continue Reading →


Save the date for Anything & Everything Else

Your follow up appointment has been made... Earlier this month we presented first drafts of our Anything and Everything scenes set in a hospital A&E department. These have been in development and Cucumber Writers now invite you to view the final pieces in Anything and Everything Else. Free tickets will be available soon but for... Continue Reading →

Constructing ‘Sentences’

WE'RE having a day in court next month with our new show 'Sentences'. Finding the many tiny dramas in people's lives, as they stand in the dock or wait with cooling instant coffee, nerves getting the better of them. We've had a lot of fun looking at the court system, from the wonderful Hogwarts-like architecture... Continue Reading →

Party Planning

THE Cucumber Writers are holding a party this Friday. You should come along. Of course it's a theatrical party. A fictional theatrical awkward office retirement party, but don't let that stop you. There'll be a buffet. This is our first foray back into the world of writing to a theme, after going free form looking... Continue Reading →

Part Two – coming soon

WE'RE deep in the messy sausage making bit of putting one of our rehearsed readings together at the moment, attempting to schedule a collection of lovely, talented and generous performers and directors into our incredibly limited rehearsal schedule. We're constantly very aware that the people giving us their time also have proper paying jobs, which... Continue Reading →

Some feedback from Part One

I'm hoping this doesn't count as blowing my own trumpet, since I wasn't one of the writers involved in part one, but this is the feedback we received for the show. “I really enjoyed it - lots of surprises and thought provoking work - really good stuff - I hope to see more from your... Continue Reading →

Open Door – Part One

WE'RE involved in something really exciting this month. We met as a writing group in February of 2012, taking part in a fantastic initiative with the Birmingham REP called Write Away, which was running for the first time. I think it's safe to say we all really enjoyed the experience, and at the end of... Continue Reading →

Writing workshop and exciting times ahead

WE promised you an insight into the aforementioned 'Big Fat Day of Writing' which we're sensibly retitling writing workshop, while the going's good. The day was organised as a lead up to a new project we're involved in with the wonderful Birmingham Repertory Theatre called 'Open Door'. The theatre is very generously opening up its... Continue Reading →

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