Tag Archives: community

Pericles, National Theatre

It’s a people’s revolution. For the very first time, a community cast takes the Olivier stage: around 200 non-professionals, led by a few actors, representing national diversity. And that’s no anaemic buzzword here, but real inclusion – assorted ages, sizes, … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Emily Lim talks Pericles

The director discusses the inaugural National Theatre’s Public Acts project: a 200-strong community production of Shakespeare’s Pericles. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Madani Younis

The Bush Theatre’s Artistic Director discusses its redevelopment and future plans. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Architecture, Mona Hatoum and happy ever after

On my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Architecture central Community focus at the London Festival of Architecture Don’t miss: Strange and beautiful Mona Hatoum retrospective at Tate Modern Commuter corner Alain de Botton on love and the secrets behind musical … Continue reading

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Flawed but urgent look at British Islam

Actor-turned-playwright John Hollingworth’s debut isn’t so much ripped from the headlines as startlingly prescient. Developed four years before the Paris attacks and Jihadi John’s gruesome antics, Multitudes tackles immigration, Islamic conversion and multicultural discord with a passion that fires up … Continue reading

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