Arcola Young AYT & Creating a Buzz

#38 – Are You Even Listening? / The Fire Bird

Directed by: Barry Fitzgerald and Selina Jeremiah

Two new productions presented as part of the 5 Boroughs Youth Theatre Festival 2014.


Young AYT invite you to hop on board the #38 bus- you never know who you might find…

The most insightful thing I ever heard, was overheard. I was waiting for a rail replacement bus in Hackney Wick… Eventually the bus appeared, on the distant horizon, and one women, with the relief and disbelief that often accompanies the arrival of public transport said, ‘Oh look, the bus is coming.’ The other woman – a wise woman, seemingly aware that her words and attitude were potent and poetic paused, then said, ‘The bus was always coming…

Russell Brand

Using real interviews, overheard snippets and observed characters, this is a unique journey through the sounds of Hackney #38


An African folktale set in Botswana, adapted and devised by the cast. A delightful story about the mystical and magical powers of the firebird told by the Creating a Buzz multilingual youth theatre cast of actors. The story is woven together through storytelling, theatre, music and dance.

Part of Arcola Creative Engagement Summer Season 2014
Thursday at 7pm – £9 (£7 concessions)

Recommended for all ages

Running time is approximately 45 mins

Please note this show is not part of the Arcola Passport