Pandora | Myths and Adventures From Ancient Greece
In this new series of tales from Ancient Greece, children will enter a miniature world full of exciting adventures, with the battered insect Hope as their guide. Hope journeys into the world of Ancient Greece to escape Pandora’s Box, warn King Midas of his greed, seek Persephone in the Underworld and help Theseus to defeat the Minotaur.
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The Whip by Juliet Gilkes Romero
As the 19th Century dawns, politicians of all political persuasions gather in London to abolish the slave trade once and for all. But will the price of freedom turn out to be a multi-billion pound pay off to the slave owners? Even though such a bailout could drive the country into economic and political ruin?
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Burn by Sheila Atim
By The Old Vic
Burn has been commissioned as a part of One Voice: Cracked, a series written in response to the changing attitudes around mental health and addiction originally curated and hosted in 2019 by Russell Brand. Burn is written and directed by Olivier Award-winning actress Sheila Atim and performed by Weruche Opia (I May Destroy You, The Divide).
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Tales from the Frontline… and other stories
The first film stars Jo Martin (Doctor Who; Casualty), directed by Michael Buffong, who shares a teacher’s experience of trying to keep themselves and their pupils safe after decades of budget cuts. It explores how new conversations opened up in the wake of the global Black Lives Matter movement, and the challenges of supporting students’ education when nothing was certain anymore.
Community TransmissionChris Thorpe Community Transmission is just a story I wanted to tell you. It’s not really about Covid, as much as a new version of an old and dangerous virus that existed before Covid and will outlast it. Also, while the incident and location of the story I’m telling has been adapted, the conversation I’m […]