Championing North East talent

Yarns From Hyem is a collection of four hilarious and moving plays that share 

the highs and lows of love and loss in a production you won't want to miss! The plays are written, directed and performed by a top North East team, supported by Arts Council England.

Four Short Plays

A Memory

For Forgetting

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.

Directed by:

Tracy Gillman

Performed by:

Michaela Forbes

& Sarah Balfour

Biscuit Tins

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.

Directed by:

Tracy Gillman

Performed by:

Hannah Marie Davis

& Sam Stafford

Attachments

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.

Directed by:

Andy Berriman

Performed by:

Harriet Ghost 

& Micky McGregor

Pupil Premium

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?

Directed by:

Andy Berriman

Performed by:

Sam Stafford

& Paul Joseph