Powerhouse Town sees six lives collide in a Manchester betting shop. By closing time one of them is dead.
Eileen, the manageress, sees them all….the lovers, the leavers, the bobbers, the weavers. Betting on anything, the dark horse, the flight of a ball, the upturned hand full of the wrong cards.
Drawing on issues of industrial decline, political disaffection, and the false hope that a flutter provides, each characters life story shows how it’s never a straight line from start to finish.