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Aylin Bozok on her production of SAMSON AND DELILAH
17
Aug 2017

Aylin Bozok on her production of SAMSON AND DELILAH

WhatsOnStage Award-winning director Aylin Bozok has returned to Grimeborn with a bold take on Camille Saint-Saëns’ extraordinary biblical epic Samson And Delilah.  My vision is to..

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The Unearthing of a Dada-esque Libretto: Cecilia Stinton on Spectra Ensemble’s COLLISION
14
Aug 2017

The Unearthing of a Dada-esque Libretto: Cecilia Stinton on Spectra Ensemble’s COLLISION

Director Cecilia Stinton on how she discovered the libretto of Collision and how Spectra Ensemble decided to bring Schwitters’ text to life. Collision if part of Grimeborn..

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Arcola Creative Engagement to present opera for under 5s and a new musical devised and performed by Hackney young people
29
Jul 2017

Arcola Creative Engagement to present opera for under 5s and a new musical devised and performed by Hackney young people

Arcola’s Creative Engagement department – which works with the local community and creates over 11,000 opportunities for participation and talent development – is to present two..

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Whatever happened to Elvira Bonturi?
25
Jul 2017

Whatever happened to Elvira Bonturi?

Ahead of Il Letto‘s premiere at Grimeborn 2017, librettist and playwright Christopher Hogg goes in search of Elvira Bonturi, an amateur soprano who married the..

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Staging a Plague
05
Apr 2017

Staging a Plague

Neil Bartlett was Artistic Director of the Lyric Hammersmith from 1994 to 2005. Since then he has created acclaimed work with Artangel, the National Theatre..

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13
Feb 2017

Mehmet Ergen on The Cherry Orchard

Ahead of his major new production of The Cherry Orchard, Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen discusses the play and its salience on the hundredth anniversary of..

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Reprieve Director Clive Stafford Smith on the ‘Drone Age’
18
Oct 2016

Reprieve Director Clive Stafford Smith on the ‘Drone Age’

Ahead of the world premiere of Drones, Baby, Drones, Clive Stafford Smith (director of human rights organisation Reprieve) speaks about the use of drones in modern..

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En Route: Empty Beds
22
Sep 2016

En Route: Empty Beds

3 fantastic new plays are transferring from the Edinburgh Fringe to Arcola Theatre next month, as part of our EH to E8 season. The first..

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En Route: Swansong
19
Sep 2016

En Route: Swansong

3 fantastic new plays are transferring from the Edinburgh Fringe to Arcola Theatre next month, as part of our EH to E8 season. We’re catching..

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Join one of Arcola’s critically acclaimed Community Performance Companies
12
Sep 2016

Join one of Arcola’s critically acclaimed Community Performance Companies

We are looking for new members to join, take part and perform as part of our Community Performance Programme. Arcola run groups target specifically at..

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