The Michael Players have been performing Manx dialect theatre for over half a century. Their store of Manx dialect play and sketch manuscripts is the most important resource of its kind anywhere in the world and it contains unique copies of plays which would be otherwise entirely lost today. Thanks to funding by Culture Vannin, these plays are being transcribed and made available here for free. The first of the plays are currently available and the rest of the archive will be released in the near future.

Putting up the Banns by J. J. Kneen (1924)

Cooking his Goose by J. J. Kneen (1927)

The Widow’s House by Mona Douglas (1933)

Johnny Jem Beg puts up for the Keys by J. J. Kneen (1934)

Anniversary by Mona Douglas (1958)