Unfortunately, I did not snap these gems whilst abseiling down the side of an active volcano. I did, however, have fun gazing at The Natural History Museum's enticing display. This planet doesn't half yield some strange creations - check 'em out if you fancy...
Who is Hackney Shed? Hackney Shed is an independent, charity based, applied theatre company for young people. It was established in 2001 with support from Chickenshed Theatre. The company has 4 separate groups within it, consisting of: Children’s Theatre (ages 7-11), Youth Theatre (11-16), Young Company (16-19) and Collective (16-25-year olds with a focus on … Continue reading How does the inclusivity at Hackney Shed benefit the theatre company’s practise?
*** CONTENT WARNING – sexual violence *** For those of you who are unfamiliar with the organisation, ‘Tender is an arts charity working with young people to prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence by promoting healthy relationships based on equality and respect’ (Tender, 2018). When '1 in 5 women aged 16 - 59' have 'experienced … Continue reading Discussions of ‘Bystander Intervention’ with Tender’s Youth Board
Clean Break’s 80 minute production of Thick as Thieves, performed at the Salisbury Playhouse on 9th November, contains astoundingly relevant yet dark themes. The play sensitively explores: class divide, childhood trauma, neglect, expectations of motherhood and the difficulties that can be found within the care system. These issues are too often harshly judged in the … Continue reading Thick as Thieves Review