TAPPED

by Katie Redford

Theatre503

2022

Director - Piers Black

Designer - Ceci Calf

Lighting Designer - Lucía Sánchez Roldán

Music and Sound Designer - Conrad Kira

Movement Director - Kloé Dean

Casting Director - Amy Blair

Cast

Jennifer Daley

Max Hastings

Olivia Sweeney

Production Photographer

Lidia Crisafulli

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“A heart-warming comedy fuelled by everyday magic"

★★★★

West End Best Friend


“A devastating, fantastic play with a touch of paranormal”

★★★★

North West End


"Poignant and hard-hitting”

★★★★

Pocket Size Theatre

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JUMPERS FOR GOALPOSTS

by Tom Wells

LAMDA

2021

Director - Piers Black

Designer - Corey Shipp

Lighting Designer - Callum Watson

Sound Designer - Murong Li

Movement Director - Anna Alvarez

Musical Director - Karoline Gable

Voice Coach - Salvatore Sorce

Cast

Zoë Birkbeck

Luke Hammond

Mark Hannah

Ethan Hughes

Jeromes Yates

Production Photographer

Nick Rutter

Rehearsal Photographer

Zoë Birkbeck

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CATCHING COMETS

by Piers Black

National Tour - 2022

Royal Exchange, Manchester / Theatr Clwyd / Pleasance, Islington - 2021

Pleasance, Edinburgh - 2019

Director - Piers Black

Designer - Natalie Johnson

Lighting Designer - Matt Leventhall

Sound Designer - Mark Harris

Movement Director - Chi-San Howard

Assistant Director - Heather Carroll

Consultant Director - Bryony Shanahan

Cast

Ali Michael

Production Photographer

Sophie Giddens

 

“Exhilarating, heart-warming and honest – one not to be missed!"

★★★★★

Voice Magazine


“Wittily written and directed by Piers Black and performed with flair by Ali Michael”

★★★★

The Scotsman


"Incredibly well pitched”

★★★★

The Stage

Winner OFFIE for Short Run 2021

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MOTH

By Declan Greene

Hope Mill Theatre

2017

Director - Piers Black

Designer - Frankie Bradshaw

Lighting Designer - Matt Leventhall

Sound Designer - Mark Harris

Movement Director - Chi-San Howard

Cast

Ali Michael and Charlotte Gascoyne

Production Photographer

Shay Rowan

 

"Blazing acting... Piers Black's gloomily atmospheric production constantly grabs at the attention"

★★★★

The Stage


"A stunningly staged production"

Manchester Theatre Awards

Winner of Manchester Theatre Award for

Best Fringe Production 2017

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LOVE & MONEY

By Dennis Kelly

ALRA

2017

Director - Piers Black

Designer - Samantha Ackerley

Sound Designer - Owen Rafferty

Movement Director - Chi-San Howard

Cast

Misha Ade, Zoey Barnes, Edd Bower, Richard Carlin, Diana Carson-Walker, Linh Huynh, Laura Whittet

 
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ENVELOPED IN VELVET

By Piers Black

Site-specific

Arts Theatre, West End

BasicSpace Festival

The Lowry

2015-16

Director - Cat Robey

Designer - Irene Jade

Sound Designer - Mark Harris

Cast

Lianne Harvey, Beth Holmes, Kenneth Jay, Ali Michael, Nick Pearse, Rich Southgate, James Warburton

Production Photographer

George Hill

 

"A unique theatre experience... One of the best things I have seen"

A Younger Theatre


"A stimulating piece of theatre that provoked moral reflection" 

★★★★★ 

The Mancunion


"A fine example of the art of immersive theatre"

★★★★

London Theatre 1

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THE DUMB WAITER

By Harold Pinter

Site-specific

HOME

NSDF

Lucy Davis Vaults

2014-2015

Director - Piers Black

Sound Designer - Mark Harris

Cast

Ali Michael and James Warburton

Production Photographer

Shay Rowan

 

“Cold, intense and terrifyingly real, Ransack's The Dumb Waiter is a tremendous feat”  

★★★★★

Tusk Journal


“A Superior piece of theatre” 

★★★★★

The Public Reviews


"Ransack's production really does this great play justice" 

★★★★★

The Good Review

Winner of GM Fringe Award for Best Revival 2014