Playwright Jim Cartwright plans 'theatre of head, heart and two fingers'
Jim Cartwright, writer of such plays as The Rise and Fall of Little Voice and Road, is forming his own theatre company, to be based at Salford University's new £55m arts centre.
The Jim Cartwright Theatre Company has pledged to showcase "the very best of current northern talent".
Luther's Warren Brown and Broadchurch's Julie Hesmondhalgh will help launch the company on 1 December.
Cartwright said he would stage "theatre of head, heart and two fingers".
The company will launch with Burning Bright, a performance of Cartwright's monologues read by Hesmondhalgh, Brown and... read more
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