A New Talent Development Scheme
Yarns From Hyem is a collection of four hilarious and moving plays written, directed and performed by a top North East team. Our pilot production of Yarns From Hyem toured North East venues in November 2021, supported by Arts Council England. See more about the plays below.
Four Short Plays
By Alex Oates
Fliss from the Meadow Well Estate takes on the UK Memory Championship... but it can
be tough when you’re practicing to remember and there’s things you’d rather forget.
& Sarah Balfour
By Elijah Young
A story of two siblings who appear to be very close but eventually cracks start to show.
Instead of brushing them under the carpet, they choose to face the problems of their past.
Hannah Marie Davis
& Sam Stafford
By Julia Darling
Davina is in no mood for visitors when Bobby invites himself in, bringing with him a hoover and more questions than Davina has answers. But they have more in common than they first thought.
& Micky McGregor
By Barbara Williams
A-star Alex has huge potential but what happens to his younger sisters if he goes to university? What happens to him if he stays? And does careers advisor Alan have ulterior motives?
& Paul Joseph