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TWO - By Jim Cartwright

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Back by popular demand MATE revive this hilarious and poignant Jim Cartwright modern classic following sell out tours in 2014 and 2016. Actors Jake Ryan and Rachael Reason play the sparring landlord and landlady of a typical 1980’s Northern pub, whilst also embodying 12 other characters who visit the pub over the course of one eventful evening.  Be prepared for a roller coaster of emotions as you become voyeurs and fellow punters, as various members of the local community pull up a stool and let you into their lives.

Fast-paced, hilariously funny and savagely sad” St Helens Star

Reason and Ryan wring every last drop from the drama and leave barely a dry eye in the house.” Vicky Anderson, MADE UP

NB: Pre-show drinks will be served on stage by the landlord and landlady.

Tickets are available here:


About us

MATE Productions is a theatre and community arts organisation based in Knowsley, Merseyside, established in March 2000.  MATE has a reputation for excellence in large-scale community engagement; staging spectacular site-specific and outdoor theatre events and high quality productions in a wide range of genres.

The company is leading the community engagement programme for the Shakespeare North Trust; the organisation building a commemorative Shakespearian theatre in the heart of Prescot’s historic town centre –

Volunteer with us

We are always looking for new volunteers to join our team.  MATE offers a wide range of volunteering, internships and work experience opportunities in production, set design, costumes, event support, front of house, fundraising and more! Telephone 0151 426 4979 or email to find out more, or contact us on here.


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