Season’s Greetings!

Season’s Greetings from ice&fire! How do you welcome in the festive season? By workshopping a new musical about benefits and long-term unemployment of course! A co-production we are planning with Boundless Theatre, written by Seiriol Davies, Scroungers...

A little help from our friends…

Friday 16th September We need your help With rehearsals just over a week away for the premiere of our production of The Island Nation at the Arcola Theatre, and with one key source of expected funding not coming through, we are reaching out to you, our friends and...

How do we reach new audiences?

This is a question that plagues many people working in the human rights field. How do we speak to the not-already-converted? The skeptics? Even the haters? Our Actors for Human Rights model is effective. We know that it has motivated people to get inolved in the...

2016 – our year so far!

The year so far… As plans get underway for the premiere of The Island Nation, our new production about the end of the Sri Lankan civil war (October/November at the Arcola, generously supported by Arts Council England), we have also completed an R&D phase on...

2015 and beyond…

Recent Happenings We’ve been hard at work creating a new musical about long-term unemployment (yes, you read that right!) with Seiriol Davies and Company of Angels called We Are Scroungers. We have also established the Adah Kay Memorial Commission. In honour of...

To all our Actors for Human Rights

Hello Actors! There have been some changes here at Actors for Human Rights HQ (also known as ice&fire Theatre). A big THANK YOU to everyone who came to our Reboot Workshop Day in June (pictured above). It was really useful, providing us with a lot of new ideas, as...

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 18-27 March

By Freddie Machin Through live performance, ice&fire draws attention to human rights abuses all around the world. But for the individual here in the UK it can often feel we have little agency in affecting the course of national or international decision making....