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Close up and personal

A newly arrived woman from Sudan is placed in cramped temporary accommodation.with two other families. Strangers. Forced together. No space is personal.
from National Theatre on Dec 6, 2016.

Calais migrant play The Jungle being developed at National Theatre

A new play about the Calais ‘jungle’ refugee camp is in development at the National Theatre.
from The Stage on Dec 6, 2016.

Theatre is ‘hideously white’, says Andrew Lloyd Webber report

UK theatre industry as “hideously white”, says a new diversity report commissioned by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
from The Stage on Dec 6, 2016.

Benefit gig for child refugees

Charlotte Church, Carl Barât, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, The Magic Numbers, Kathryn Williams, Lock, the Dirty Pretty Strings and Simon Munnery perform in a child refugee fundraiser.
from Union Chapel on Dec 1, 2016.

Into the Heart of Darkness

A return of the one-man adaptation of Conrad’s 'Heart of Darkness',
from Omnibus on Dec 1, 2016.

The gobsmacking moment that led to a drama about Sri Lanka

As artistic director of a theatre group in London, Christine Bacon is offered many scripts and articles, few of which hit the mark. This one was different.
from Daniel Nelson on Nov 12, 2016.

We The Peoples Who Watch Films

For over nine years the 'We the Peoples Film Festival' has screened more than 150 films on human rights, development, security and peace.
from We The Peoples Film Festival on Nov 12, 2016.

Africa on screen

South Africa, Nollywood and migration almost steal the Film Africa show – but this year’s festival is bigger than that, with more than 50 titles from 22 countries.
from Daniel Nelson on Oct 26, 2016.

Mark Rylance: ‘I won’t work for the RSC while it deals with BP’

Mark Rylance has said he will not work for the Royal Shakespeare Company again while it is still sponsored by BP.
from The Stage on Oct 26, 2016.

'The time is now' for African cinema

This year's Film Africa festival (28 October-6 November) showcase 52 films from 22 African countries, including 33 UK and European premieres.
from Film Africa on Oct 13, 2016.