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Invitation to ‘Sound and Guts’: Tender Buttons’ work in progress (Live Theatre, Newcastle, 12 Dec 2013)

 Tender Buttons would like to invite you to a work in progress of their new production Sounds&Guts at Live Theatre in Newcastle on Thursday 12th December, 8pm. It will be performed as part of the Empty Space Bursary Programme. Full … Continue reading

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Passages from Empire (Staged reading of an original play, King’s College London, 13 Dec 2013))

The King’s College Centre for the Humanities and Health warmly invite you to a staged reading of an original play, “Passages from Empire”, based on the lives and letters of overseas nurses. This play is part of the Centre for … Continue reading

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A Sense of Anatomy (Dance Theatre, November 29-30 2013, Gulbenkian Centre, University of Hull)

A Sense of Anatomy November 29-30 2013 Gulbenkian Centre, University of Hull This piece of dance-theatre explores what it means to possess, move and be a body. The work results from a collaboration between staff and students from the University … Continue reading

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“The Trade in Lunacy”: A Theatrical Examination of 18th Century Private Asylums (Coventry, 27-29 June 2013)

The Warwick Centre for the History of Medicine is delighted to announce a new public engagement collaboration with Talking Birds linked to Professor Hilary Marland’s research entitled: ‘Trade in Lunacy’, supported by the Wellcome Trust’s Centre Strategic Award; Situating Medicine: New Directions … Continue reading

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An invitation to collaborate: Playwright Paul Brooks’ new project on the Contagious Diseases Acts

The Play’s The Thing… Paul Brooks, writer, director and producer and founder of Public House Theatre Company, writes: Genuine conversations No.1: ‘What are you reading?’ ‘An article on syphilis in Victorian London.’ ‘Right… Pint?’ I’m quite lucky with my friends. … Continue reading

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“Alice in Bed” by Susan Sontag (Play, Newcastle, 27 Feb – 3 March 2013)

“Alice in Bed” is a raucous, joyful play based on the life and diaries of Alice James (1848-92), sharp witted sister to Henry and William James. In it we accompany Alice and her brilliant imagination on a captivating and ultimately transformative … Continue reading

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Drama and Medicine (Medicine, Health and the Arts in Post-War Britain Seminar Series, Exeter, 25 May 2012)

The fourth seminar in the ‘Medicine, Health and the Arts in Post-War Britain‘ seminar series examines the relationship between medicine, health and drama and is being held at St Nicholas Priory in Exeter on Friday 25th May from 6.15-8.45pm. This … Continue reading

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