A Play and a Plate
Fresh Ink: Hull Playwriting Festival 2024

A Play and a Plate: How To Read Plays

With resident assistant director Rachael Abbey

Interested in reading plays but don’t know where to start?

Join us in a practical session which uses plays from the Middle Child Theatre Library to build your confidence and give you all the techniques you need to get the most out of play reading.

This workshop also includes a free meal funded by the Two Ridings Community Foundation, as part of our A Play and a Plate project.

This session is led by Rachael Abbey, Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme Intensive Residency Director (Funded by the RTYDS Annie Castledine Award).

20-21 July

Pier Street

Free, ticketed




You will be taken to the website of Hull Truck Theatre, who are managing sales, to book your tickets.

Saturday 20 July


Sunday 21 July


For help booking tickets, please contact Hull Truck Theatre box office on 01482 323638 or boxoffice@hulltruck.co.uk.

Seating and Access

Unreserved Seating

Seating at Pier Street is unreserved, arranged in a relaxed layout with tables and chairs. If you need to sit in a particular place, such as close to the facilitator for lip-reading, please add a note to the access requirements box when prompted at checkout.

Access Requiements

To reserve a wheelchair space, please book a standard ticket and add a note to the access requirements box at checkout.

For any other access requirements, please add a note to the access requirements box at checkout.

Fresh Ink Co-Founder and Producer: Middle Child. Fresh Ink Co-Founder and Sponsor: Wykeland Group. Fresh Ink Supporters: J F Brignall Charitable Trust. Hull and East Riding Charitable Trust. I Am Fund. Two Ridings Community Foundation. The Warren Youth Project. Hull Truck Theatre. Garrick Charitable Trust.