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  • Asylum Monologues in Manchester

    Part of a conference for GPs and health workers, The University of Manchester

    Posted on 5/14/2015
  • Even If We Lose Our Lives – Southampton

    The Friends Meeting House, 1A Ordnance Road, Southampton SO15 2AZ

    Posted on 3/28/2015
  • Even If We Lose Our Lives – Southampton

    7 pm at The Art House, 178 Above Bar Street, Southampton SO14 7DW

    Posted on 3/7/2015
  • Young Offenders Performance – London

    New documentary script, to be performed as part of the Transition to Adulthood conference, funded by Barrow Cadbury Trust.

    Posted on 3/2/2015
  • Refugee Week Annual Conference

    By Freddie Machin Refugee Week 2015 will take place on the 16-22 June, just a month after the UK general election. And even in that short interim, the political discourse around the status of refugees, migrants and those seeking asylum may change substantially. Ahead of events planned for all around the UK this summer, Counterpoint […]

    Posted on 2/20/2015
  • Asylum Monologues in Oxford

    1pm. Part of the Oxford Human Rights Festival at Oxford Brookes University. More info: http://www.oxfordhumanrightsfestival.org/refugees—thursday-19th-february-2015.html

    Posted on 2/19/2015
  • “I only see what I know” – how to write a play about something else

    Reading about the Aryans who came to Pakistan in 1500 BCE, about how they were expert horsemen and aggressive fighters, armed with iron weapons, the image I see is Brad Pitt. Leather breastplate, astride a horse and speaking with that vaguely historical sentence structure that Blackadder so effectively parodied – ‘yes it is, not that […]

    Posted on 1/10/2014
  • Freedom from torture at the Bath Literary Festival

    Written by Hasani for The Independent Blog – Hasani is one of the participants in the Souvenirs project ‘What happened to me, the marks on my body, the memories, they are going to be my souvenirs.’These words are those of a victim and survivor of torture recounting the horrific experiences she went through. The words […]

    Posted on 4/5/2013
  • The Nine O’Clock Slot – Artist in Residence reflections

    Our Artist-in-Residence, playwright Hannah Davies, reflects on her experience with us during 2012 in developing Art of Dying, now called The Nine O’Clock Slot. I was invited to work with ice&fire in 2012 on the research and development process for their Art of Dying project. This was the initial phase of development of a new […]

    Posted on 3/24/2013
  • The Nine O’Clock Slot (previously The Art of Dying)

    By Annecy Hayes We have just completed phase two of the research and development work on our new piece, The Art of Dying. The process was frenetic, challenging and stimulating and full of important discoveries about the future shape and content of the piece. I’m happy to report that whilst working on a play about […]

    Posted on 1/25/2013

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