These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
Announcing Subtexts: A short season of events at Q Theatre
The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?

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Literature

Although I was captivated by Anna Smaill’s debut novel, The Chimes, I confess that it wasn’t on my Man Booker Prize radar. When the long list was released last week, I refreshed the page several times in shock and delight, making sure my eyes were telling me the truth.

Smaill's fantastical, dystopian work of art gently toes the line between young adult and literary fiction, an exciting crossover that...

The Pantograph Punch Presents

Following our first event announcement last week, we're delighted to unveil our full programme of events for Subtexts.

Subtexts is a celebration of writers. It also runs alongside three original new plays - The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett, Not Psycho, and All Your Wants and Needs Fulfilled Forever. These are dark plays with troubled protagonists, and we'll be taking the stage to explore similar...

The Pantograph Punch Presents

We're kicking off our season of Subtexts at Q Theatre next week. The first is a live storytelling event that'll put your lie-detecting skills to the test: some of what you'll hear will be true, and some might not. We've also been working on a few twists for the evening, and this is a hint of what's in store (although I can't take credit for the concept: there's an amazing pub quiz in Manchester, held every Wednesday...

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Literature
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
The Pantograph Punch Presents
Announcing Subtexts: A short season of events at Q Theatre
The Pantograph Punch Presents
The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
Read Time: 18 mins
We chat to Man Booker Prize long listee Anna Smaill...
Literature
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
By Kirsti Whalen
Announcing Subtexts: A short season of events at Q Theatre
Read Time: 5 mins
Presenting a short season of writerly events
The Pantograph Punch Presents
Announcing Subtexts: A short season of events at Q Theatre
By Pantograph Punch
The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
Read Time: 2 mins
Can you tell the difference between a true film and...
The Pantograph Punch Presents
The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
By Pantograph Punch
Meeting Big Bird
Read Time: 9 mins
Film
Meeting Big Bird
By Kim Choe
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Our First Fundraiser Season
Read Time: 4 mins
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The Pantograph Punch Presents
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Our First Fundraiser Season
By Pantograph Punch
Between the Lines:  The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett
Read Time: 11 mins
Dispatches from the rehearsal room of Bullet Heart...
Theatre
Between the Lines: The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett
By Abraham Kunin
The Life and Death of the Political Author
Read Time: 8 mins
Giovanni Tiso on the democratic importance of Hager...
Society
The Life and Death of the Political Author
By Giovanni Tiso
Licence to Pill
Read Time: 18 mins
Graham Panther on madness, choice and how lived experience...
Film
Licence to Pill
By Graham Panther
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