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#LoveTheatre Day

The Guardian and a couple of partners have declared November 19th #LoveTheatre Day. One of those partners is Twitter UK, which is the reason for the hashtag. It’s a day of celebrating theatre on twitter. There will be one main hashtag (#LoveTheatre) to guide conversation throughout the day, with three smaller, sub-hashtags to highlight specific … Continue reading

Fun Palaces
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Fun Palaces

Devoted and Disgruntled is an annual Open Space meeting for theatre artists, organised by Improbable in London. At a D&D meeting in January 2013, Stella Duffy raised the topic of doing something to mark Joan Littlewood’s centenary in October 2014. That idea led to a session at the meeting, a few emails and tweets were … Continue reading

Direct Provision
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Direct Provision

In January, the Abbey held the first of three annual Theatre of Memory Symposiums as part of it’s celebration of the centenaries. The Abbey described it as “directors and academics coming together to discuss the role of memory in making theatre and the challenges of commemorating historical events”. One of the themes that kept coming … Continue reading