We’ve had a very busy couple of weeks delivering two of our workshops and finishing off our new displays at Harewood. The first workshop, on Thursday 11 August, was for students from IntoUniversity, a national charity which provides local learning centres where young people are inspired to achieve. Read More
Over the past few weeks of our collaborative project with Harewood House I have been working both in Harewood’s archives with Collections Assistant Rebecca Burton, and with our three actors to devise and rehearse a script for our performance. Read More
When I told the archivists at the Institute of Engineering and Technology in London, that I would be writing my undergraduate thesis as a play about Britain’s Electrical Association for Women (EAW), they pointed me immediately to a play written and performed by the EAW in 1930. Read More
Several Bengali writers of the late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries used satire as their literary response to the social and political complexities of colonial modernity and anti-colonial Indian traditionalism. Read More
On Monday 1 February we will be holding our project workshop at the University, in the Brotherton Room of the Brotherton Library. This is the same venue where we held our Light Night performance in October.
Please see below for the full text of the invitation. Read More
Work on our history of electricity musical has now begun in earnest, and the final year theatre and performance students in the School of Performance and Cultural Industries (PCI) are putting a lot of time into writing the script and song lyrics, composing the music and choreographing the dance scenes, as well as designing a period-appropriate set. Read More
On Friday evening, 9 October, we put on a special performance in the Brotherton Library’s Brotherton Room with the help of four student actors from the School of Performance and Cultural Industries (PCI). Read More