Should country of birth define your identity or determine where you end up? Set in the near-future, Stand and Be Counted Theatre's highly political new play Where We Began imagines a world where a new universal law mandates that everyone must return to where they were born and stay there.
Ahead of rounding up various publications #theatre2016 highlights, I’m taking a moment to reflect on
What an astonishing way to make your playwriting debut. Theresa Ikoko's first full-length play Girls was a Verity Bargate finalist and winner of both the Alfred Fagon Award and the George Devine Award.
Critic Matt Trueman described Elinor Cook's Pilgrims, about a pair of young mountain climbers, as the "peak of playwriting". I got to talk mountains, metaphors and much more with this whipsmart George Devine Award-winning playwright.
I made my HighTide Festival debut this weekend and what a privilege. Over the course of the weekend at this ten-day annual event, I had the privilege of chairing three hour-long "Face to Face" talks with world-class artists.