Offbeat News

Yet more Darkness

The winner of the talking sandwich prize for the most performed play from the Offbeat vaults has to be Rob Hockley’s Darkness in the Night, which is no surprise really. This moody and dark shot (shades of ‘Queen’), is from the students of Hereford 6th Form College, performing on Friday Read more…

By Barbara, ago
Offbeat News

Award for SPYS with ‘Darkness!’

Last night SPYS (Sodbury Players Youth Section) won the Best Youth award for their production of Rob Hockley’s “Darkness in the night” at the Bristol One-act drama festival!!!! Congratulations from all at OffbeatTheatre – especially a delighted playwright. We’re proud and delighted to have been a part of what must Read more…

By Barbara, ago
Plays

War and Cake

A new one act comedy for teenagers by Rob Hockley ‘War and Cake’ has just been awarded HIGHLY COMMENDED in the Trinity College International Playwriting Competition. Well done Rob! A richly deserved award and we look forward to seeing many performances of this wonderfully funny comedy. More info to come! Read more…

By Edgar, ago
Films

Darkness in the Night – The Trailer

Sometime last year we decided to film a couple of scenes from Rob Hockley’s play Darkness in the Night as a marketing resource. Then (after we had finished filming of course) we thought .. why not make a movie style trailer instead. So .. after a script, a narrator, a Read more…

By Edgar, ago
Plays

Darkness in the Night …

This week we had loads of fun filming a few scenes from Rob Hockley's play 'Darkness in the Night'. I'll be spending most of the weekend editing the various takes before placing the finished product in a prominent position on the site (and doubtless, on the blog) next week. We might well have a blooper reel as well - I'll see that gets the attention it deserves! For those of you who have no idea what the play is about (and I'm guessing that would be most of you) I shall briefly try and describe just how ludicrous it is.... (more…)

By Barbara, ago