Using verbatim theatre to address the erasure of revolutionary women from history

Guest feature by Luke Davies, director of Constance and Eva, running 17-27 September at The Bread & Roses Theatre. A play about two revolutionary sisters written out of history, Constance Markievicz and Eva Gore-Booth.

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Hands up if you've ever been dumped!

The Breakup Monologues - Guest feature from comedian Rosie Wilby

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Violence or the murder of anyone is never ok to laugh at - Feature

This business, on their most popular social media platform, shared a rather revolting meme on Valentine’s Day which poked fun at violence towards sex workers, claiming: “What’s the difference between your job and a dead prostitute? Your job still sucks!”

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Response to Removal Men Open Letter

Every day our news feeds are dominated by images of suffering. Twenty first century journalism can creep into every dark corner of the world. Where has this left us? I think, in a state of ‘removal’, in a state of numbness. It is saturating our capacity to feel anything. Never has this world needed more the disgusting absurdity of 2016 represented on a stage. And that is why Removal Men is happening.

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The Salon:Collective's The Tempest

I expect you’re aware of the uproar surrounding the board’s decision at the G

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WOMEN CENTRE STAGE - WHAT TO EXPECT THIS WEEK

Sue Parrish, director of Women Centre Stage Festival, playwright Winsome Pinnock and actress Maggie Steed, come together discuss the importance of creating great roles for women.

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Someone Found, Pleasance Theatre - Preview

'Wild' women have been feared since earliest times. From the legend of Lilith to the Grecian Bacchae, women who deviate from the submissive 'norm' have been treated with suspicion and contempt. Theatre company About Wolves have crafted a interesting tale, based on real life historical figure Cynthia Ann Parker.

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DIVA, Artworks - work-in-progress

Experiencing misunderstanding and disrespect regarding her ethnicity and sexuality for most of her adult life, Ariane Barnes has a lot of experiences to draw from. Born of parents from British-Mauritian parents descent, Barnes is hard to pigeon-hole. Not that anyone should, of course, but actors in general get labelled and put in boxes – especially when they have to use ubiquitous sites like Spotlight to reach every possible demographic.

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