THE KNOCKY GETS REGIONAL PREMIERE AT THE EVERYMAN LIVERPOOL
The Knocky was given its regional premiere at The Everyman Theatre, Liverpool. It was produced by Robert Delamere and Tara Hull for The Foundry in an acclaimed co-production with the Everyman & Playhouse, Liverpool.
Writer Michael Wynne was born and brought up in Birkenhead. His first play, The Knocky, was performed at the Royal Court Theatre: it was awarded the Meyer Whitworth Award for Best New Play, and he was nominated for Best New Writer by the Writers Guild. Other plays include The People Are Friendly (Royal Court), nominated for Best Comedy Whatsonstage Awards; The Priory (Royal Court), which won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy and was nominated for Best Comedy Whatsonstage Awards; Sell Out (Frantic Assembly), which won Time Out Best Off West End Award; The Boy Who Left Home (Actor Touring Company); Dirty Wonderland (Frantic Assembly); Tits /Teeth (Soho Theatre/NYT) and Canvas (Chichester Festival Theatre). He also writes for TV and film, including Lapland (BBC1) and he co-wrote My Summer of Love (BBC Films), which won the BAFTA for Best British Film and Evening Standard Film Award for Best Screenplay.
CAST INCLUDED: Stephen Graham, Stephen Lord, Angela Clarke, Kate Fitzgerald.
‘Wickedly funny, achingly moving.’
‘This ‘Knocky’ is a knockout.’
PRODUCERS : TARA HULL, ROBERT DELAMERE
Director : ROBERT DELAMERE
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR : EDWARD PRICE
DESIGNER : THOMAS HADLEY
LIGHTING DESIGNER : JOHANNA TOWN
SOUND DESIGNER : KAL ROSS
PRODUCTION COMPANY : LIVERPOOL EVERYMAN & THE FOUNDRY