Comedy Nights

We’ve workshopped various scripts over the last few sessions at Theatre Deli, including a workshop and performance of the talented Emma Richardson’s new work ‘Sugar Daddy Dot Com’ as part of Mind The Gap at the Theatre Delicatessen bar. We’ve also worked on comedy sketches and short films. If you’re attending a comedy night, though […]

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The Frog Princess @ Theatre Deli

The first workshop of 2018 was ‘The Frog Princess.’ It’s a feature-length film script being developed by Fish Overboard pictures (4 Fit Girls) who plan to shoot in Spring 2019. ‘The genre is fairytale/drama/comedy/epic, it’s an allegory for marriage and learning to accept your partner for who they are, and who they may become. With […]

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Nine Foot Nine by Alex Wood

For November 2017 we workshopped Nine Foot Nine, a new play by Alex Wood, at Theatre Deli. Photos below, many thanks to all participants for contributing so much. Nine Foot Nine is set in a dystopian world. It asks the simple question: What if, over a period of nine months, a disproportionate number of women on earth started to grow […]

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Sarah’s War

Backbone were thrilled to workshop the play Sarah’s War by Brian O’Connell. Sarah’s war is based on a true event, which happened on a boat in England during World War Two. It follows the life of Sarah, who is caught in the aftermath of the war, with a very interesting and fresh angle on an all […]

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Bruises by Nadia Cavelle

  Backbone is proud to support BRUISES by Nadia Cavelle Performed in the Finborough basement, Wednesday 16th December 2014…. ‘They have little in common but their unusual names – and yet, while she can’t seem to get over hers, he’s learned to live with his. This is what happens when they fall in love. Meanwhile, […]

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Backbone’s Back (alright!)

After a year and a half of working on individual projects the team at Backbone is back.  We’re working on delivering a series of play readings whilst developing a specific kind of ensemble. The workshops will be from obscure classical theatre in non-performance spaces right through to new writing for film and theatre. Check out […]

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