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MTFestUK announces 2022 programme of work

The festival returns next month

The shows featured in MTFestUK
The shows featured in MTFestUK

The line-up for this year's MTFestUK has been revealed.

Running from 31 January to 12 February, the festival celebrates new work by giving it a platform and an opportunity to rehearse ahead of full scale productions.

Eight shows featured this year are:

No Limits by Sam Thomas – a new song cycle about what "falling behind" should (or rather shouldn't) mean

Halls by Jennifer Harrison and George Stroud – a humorous piece about life at university

Wuthering Heights – the Musical by Lizzie Lister, Mick Lister and Clare Lonsdal – retelling Brontë through a modern lens

Train On Fire by Annabelle Lee – telling the tale of "one of the most volatile, violent suffragettes in Britain's history" Kitty Marion

RuneSical by Sam Cochrane and Alex Prescot – based on the famous RuneScape online web game

Father/Son by Nick Butcher and Fraser Watt – about two musicians in the same family

Jeanne by Shirlie Roden – A rock opera about Joan of Arc

Queeroes by Victoria Bush and Laura Checkley, Gus Gowland, Leo and Hyde – a celebration of some of history's iconic queer heroes