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Mary Quaile Club event: screening of “The House That Jack Built” by Shelagh Delaney, 26th November 2016

Saturday 26th November, 12.30pm to 4.30pm A complete screening of The House That Jack Built  by Shelagh Delaney Venue : Three Minute Theatre, Afflecks Arcade, 35-39 Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JG. We were delighted to screen The House That Jack

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Mary Quaile Club event on 14th November 2015, A screening of The Lump by Jim Allen

We  hosted a screening  at 3MT of the  television drama The Lump by Jim Allen,  first broadcast in The Wednesday Play series on the BBC on 1 February 1967.  This play  was directed by the late Jack Gold and produced

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Mary Quaile Club event on 27 September 2014, Screening of United Kingdom by Jim Allen

The Mary Quaile Club held its 5th event  on Saturday 27th September  2014 at 3 Minute Theatre, Oldham Street, Manchester.  We showed United Kingdom, a BBC  Play  for Today  written by Jim Allen and originally shown in December 1981.  Jimmy

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Mary Quaile Club event on 21 June 2014, Screening of The Spongers by Jim allen

On 21st June 2014  we held our fourth  event in the Annexe of the Working Class Movement  Library which was a special screening of The Spongers written by Jim Allen. First broadcast in 1978  as part of the Play for

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Mary Quaile Club event on 24 May 2014 , A Writer Looks at History.

On Saturday 24 May we welcomed John Fay, writer of TV  dramas such as Brookside,  Coronation Street, Blue Murder and The Mill, an historical Channel 4  series set in Styal Mill.  In a wide ranging, thoughtful,  and never less than

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