Streaming Recommendations

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Hysterical! A Hilarious History of Hysteria

From Plato to Freud, witches to suffragettes, discover everything you never knew you needed to know about the history of hysteria.

In a riotous digital lecture, join Rebecca (along with a puppet or two) for an eye-opening expedition into this fascinating ‘diagnosis’ and follow her own personal quest to shake off a label that has been placed on women for over 2,500 years.

 

Nora

Hattie Morahan, who recently played Nora in a Young Vic production of Ibsen’s powerful classic about a woman taking control of her own destiny, stars in writer Nick Payne and director Carrie Cracknell’s short film imagining what a modern-day Nora might look like, 130 years on from the original.

 

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. 

For more Watermans Arts Centre productions visit their website!

Burn  by Sheila Atim

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).

For more Old Vic productions visit their website!

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.

For more Talawa TC productions visit their website!

Continuity

 Pádraig Devlin is a dissident Irish Republican, who begins to have doubts about his commitment to The Cause after he meets and falls in love with a woman from Barcelona. Soon after meeting her, Pádraig botches three assignments in a row. The other members of his terrorist cell decide to test the love-struck Pádraig’s commitment.

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The Tinderbox

On the outskirts of a country a war rages on and on, while at its centre a proud king rules the capital with an iron fist. Once upon a time it was foretold that his daughter would marry a common soldier, so the king has locked her in an impenetrable tower. Nobody has ever seen her in the flesh. When a disillusioned soldier returns from the war and comes into possession of a magical tinderbox that can grant him anything he wants, the storm clouds begin to gather.

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