Love Shy Neighbour

Love Shy Neighbour‘Survival rule number one – Never stand between two bickering women with knitting needles unless you fancy some extreme acupuncture.’


Annie and her best friend Liz have lived in these Manchester backstreets for their entire adult lives. When a new arrival to the street threatens their chances of winning the annual Knit-Off, Annie declares war.

Show History

Previously titled ‘Luv Shy Neighbour’, this comedy-drama, by Paul Kenney, debuted at the Salford Arts Theatre in May 2011. The show returned to the Robert Powell Theatre in November 2011 with a few extra twists and turns. The stage play is now being re-worked into a sitcom pilot.

For a cast aging 20-70, this is a show for all ages.

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Previous Casts

May 2011 Cast at the Salford Arts Theatre – Norma Kelly, Better Webster, Bob Young, Hazel Bumby, Melanie Potts and Ed Jaundrell.

Love Shy Neighbour Cast - Norma Kelly, Betty Webster, Bob Young, Julie Parton, Chris Taylor