About Us

We are a theatre and live performance company in the heart of Manchester.

Master craftsmen at work” – Manchester Evening News

We make award-winning productions and share them with audiences around the UK in a variety of spaces – from theaters and studios to cathedrals and pubs.

Increasingly, we collaborate with non-arts based organisations to bring innovative events to new audiences. If you would like to find out more about how your organisation could collaborate with Shred Productions, please contact us here.

Our search for the best new writing in the UK is ongoing: please see our Writers Page for more details.


Recent notable industry achievements include:

Manchester Evening News Award (2011)

Manchester Theatre Award (2012 and 2014)

Fenton Arts Trust Grant (2012)

Edinburgh Fringe Award (2010 and 2012)

BBC Alfred Bradley Award (2013 and 2014 by in-house writer)

Peggy Ramsay Foundation Grant (2013)

King’s Cross Award (2014, in-house writer)


Industry Support:

We are very grateful to have been supported by The Peggy Ramsay Foundation, The Arts Council England, The Fenton Arts Trust and The Lowry.