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Dance our Imaginations: Worlds Without Words (How Did I Die and Blaas)

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April 16, 2016 by David

Unreliability of narrative creates a space for audiences to wonder. From whose perspective is the action before us being presented? …
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Generation Y: The Valorisation of Participation (or death of the passive spectator)

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April 15, 2016 by David

Let’s start with a couple of caveats. Firstly, I know there’s no such thing as a passive spectator. The very …
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From Fighting to Frightening: Schwalbe Cheats and Horror #IETMAmsterdam

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April 15, 2016 by David

(Schwalbe Cheats: image from brakkegrond.nl/en/agenda/ietm-schwalbe) I’m thirteen years old. It’s dusk and the lights are on in a dilapidated scout hut …
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Theatre, Radicalisation and the Digital Weapon: #IETMAmsterdam

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April 14, 2016 by David

Sadettin Kirmiziyüz has not radicalised. But he feels as though perhaps he should have, because everything around him – including …
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Digital Politics: I Am Not Who You Say I Am

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April 14, 2016 by David

I’m on the bus from the airport and I’ve been reading the recommended literature for the IETM on the plane. …
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So This Playwright Walks into a Live Art in Digital Times Conference…

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April 12, 2016 by David

Back in January, the nice people at Theatre Bristol advertised for a freelance delegate to join them in Amsterdam at …
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All About Seoul: Writing the Unwriteable

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October 18, 2015 by David

Tomorrow evening I fly to Seoul with director Sita Calvert-Ennals for a week-long research trip exploring the Korean Divided Families …
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The Green Light Says Go: Green Theatre Nights in Bristol

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October 13, 2015 by David

(Bordeaux Quay: Green Venue Awaits Green Theatre)  The innovative writer-led company Inkling Productions in the South West is launching a …
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REVIEW: Raymondo by Annie Siddons

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October 2, 2015 by David

Bristol Old Vic, Wednesday 30th September The audacious journey of Raymondo and his brother Sparky is going to live with …
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REVIEW: Living Quarters by Brian Friel (Tobacco Factory Theatres and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory)

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September 24, 2015 by David

I’m a sucker for stories within stories, plays within plays, doubtful narrators – chuck in a bit of structural adventurousness …
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