WHEN ARE SOCIAL SERVICES ACCOUNTABLE?
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“This is theatre at its most raw - the ultimate verbatim theatre.” - The Guardian
The Report. In a rare one-off performance, poet, broadcaster and playwright Lemn Sissay heard for the first time the psychological report of his life as a child brought up in the care of the social services. Read by Julie Hesmondhalgh and directed by John E McGrath.
Presented at The Royal Court Theatre (London).
HOW DOES PLAY STIMULATE MENTAL HEALTH?
“Psychologically, this show is a masterpiece and creatively, it’s full of joy.” - Fringe Guru ★★★★★
Created by Red Herring Productions and communities, Funny Peculiar is an alternative guided tour of UK places, investigating the complexities of mental health through the lens of eccentricity, an enlightening experience of participation and play.
Tour included Harlow Playhouse, Appetite Festival (Stoke), Coventry Festival and Margate Theatre Royal.
HOW DO WE EXPLORE HUMAN RIGHTS?
“A profoundly upsetting series of plays, but ones that give enhanced clarity as they explore the barbarous ritual from various angles” - The Independent ★★★★
BareTruth Theatre’s dramatic collection of new writing by Raul Quiros Molina, Bahar Brunton, Isley Lynn and Karis E Halsall about female genital mutilation. Challenging assumptions, exploring human rights and understanding tradition from a range of perspectives.
Tour included Theatre 503, Arcola Theatre & Gate Theatre (London). Supported by Plan UK and Forward.
DO YOU WANT TO CHANGE HOMELESSNESS?
“Tempest’s writing oscillates between dynamic poetry that’s full of vividly phrased acute observation and dialogue that’s just as spot-on.” - The Guardian ★★★★
Tour included Battersea Arts Centre (London), New Vic (Newcastle-upon-Lyme), The Curve (Leicestershire), Collective Encounters (Liverpool), The Civic (Barnsley), CAST (Doncaster) & Roundhouse (London).
SEXUALITY IN SPORT - WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
“This is a rare piece of theatre, bursting with such emotional punch, to describe it as moving is a massive understatement” - ScotsGay Magazine ★★★★★
A high impact one-man show about a boxer facing his toughest opponent yet, his personal demon, his sexuality. Starring Jonny Collis. Tour included Edinburgh Festival, regional theatres and Brits off Broadway Festival in New York.
CAN YOU TRUST YOUR OWN MEMORY?
“Beautifully simple and effective... If Reykjavik was a movie it would have a cult following” - Edinburgh Guide ★★★★
Created by Jonathan Young and Shams, Reykjavik is an immersive and multi-sensory installation and performance that asks: how far can we trust our own memory?
Total Theatre Award nomination for innovation at Edinburgh Festival. Tour included The Roundhouse (London), Mac (Birmingham), ARC (Stockton) & Contact Theatre (Manchester).
THAT’S THE WAY TO DO IT!
WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM PUNCH & JUDY?
WHAT ARE WE SEARCHING FOR – HOME?
HOW DO WE TREAT OUR ENVIRONMENT?
Red Herring's raucous outdoor comedy blows Punch and Judy up to life size. A hilarious satire where the infamous rebels take to the streets, ask who will win the war on freedom of expression as they throw punches between them and baby. Really, how funny is this age old bashing?
Toured across the UK over three years to International Festivals including Norfolk and Norwich, Stockton, Brighton and Kendall and numerous outdoor festivals, shopping centres, seaside piers and urban centres. Commissioned by the Without Walls Consortium.
“A masterpiece of modern stage craft” - British Theatre Guide ★★★★★
Jonathan Young’s production of Thin Ice Cut off from civilisation and surrounded by ice, Daniel sits frozen to death in a tiny hut. Thin Ice is a powerful and darkly comic exploration of people finding courage in the face of adversity.
Tour included to ARC Stockton, Corn Exchange (Newbury), New Wolsey (Ipswich), The Point (Eastleigh), The Pleasance at Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
“The effect is electric” - Edinburgh Guide, The List ★★★★
Tom Dale Company’s production of ROAM explores the human requirement to explore and experience. A captivating dance journey, with music Shackleton and live drum & bass from Sion.
Presented at Laban Theatre, Edinburgh Festival and toured nationally.