Tuesday, January 25

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Pilot Theatre announce a national tour of The Bone Sparrow
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Pilot Theatre announce a national tour of The Bone Sparrow

Pilot Theatre have adapted Zana Fraillon’s The Bone Sparrow about a Rohingya refugee boy who has spent his entire life living in a detention centre in Australia. The Bone Sparrow has been adapted by Shakthi Shakthidharan, who is an Australian writer, producer, composer and director for screen and stage of Sri Lankan heritage and Tamil ancestry. It’s directed by Pilot Theatre’s Artistic Director Esther Richardson. It’s story of Subhi, a refugee who was born in an Australian detention centre to a mother who had fled violence in her Burmese homeland. Subhi’s world is confined by the fences of the detention centre in which he lives, but through stories, relationships, and encounters, a wider but not always comfortable world emerges.   The Pilot Theatre production has also been d...
Derby Theatre is back with Derby Rises
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Derby Theatre is back with Derby Rises

Derby Theatre and partners in Derby CAN (Creative Arts Network) are back with a programme of newly commissioned artistic work, community-based workshops culminating in evening of celebration at the theatre on Sunday 27 September. Derby Rises is a citywide version of The Bakery of Slow Ideas, which is a community art practice created by Leo Kay from London-based Unfinished Business. The roots of The Bakery of Slow Ideas is a desire to nurture healing communication, allow communities space to have a meaningful dialogue and allow ideas to arise from this interaction.  Image: Antonia Ancora Leo and Project Collaborator Anna Smith make interactive and intimate performance, working with both artists and non-artists in the UK and throughout Europe. Since early July, Le...