March 10, 2018


The conversations around safeguarding these actors are long and complicated. Whilst it's important to make sure that we are still telling stories about abuse, violence, morality etc. But the conversations around how best to do that, and particularly around how to c...

August 18, 2017

This week, we look at child actors: their controversial role on our screens, and how these roles impact those playing them.

August 8, 2017

Sophie Portway gives us the latest on 'Bobby's' rehearsals as they enter their final weeks.

August 2, 2017

With the Fringe rapidly approaching, we chat to director Lucy Bird about Paperback and her directorial vision.

July 24, 2017

Director Lucy Bird explores the bad reputation of 11-13 year olds- like our protagonist, Annie- and our failure to communicate with them properly.

July 17, 2017

We talk to the writer of "We Need to Talk about Bobby (off Eastenders)" about his latest play.

July 14, 2017

Our cast take you behind the scenes of 'We Need to Talk about Bobby (off Eastenders) as they prepare for the Edinburgh Fringe

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