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The Great Austerity Debate

Patrick Morris, director of The Great Austerity Debate, tells us about the show. We are a Cambridge based theatre company and are presenting The Great Austerity Debate at the Old Fire Station in Oxford on...

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The Great Austerity Debate

Patrick Morris, director of The Great Austerity Debate, tells us about the show. We are a Cambridge based theatre company and are presenting The Great Austerity Debate at the Old Fire Station in Oxford on...

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An Enemy Of The People

Anna Glynn, Joint Artistic Director of Flintlock Theatre, tells us why they chose to re-imagine Ibsen’s An Enemy Of The People. The show is here 2 – 6 October. We love reaching new audiences...

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The Flop

Hijinx Theatre director Ben Pettit-Wade tells us more about The Flop, here Friday 22 September. We stumbled across a fantastic story during our creative development process for a new show, from a bizarre chapter...

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Our Place – September

Our Place is an exhibition by Crisis artists, which will open on 16 November. Artist Jordan Vanderhyde is keeping a blog – here’s what he has said so far. So today took an expected, but unexpected turn....

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Learning from stories

Jeremy Spafford, director of Arts at the Old Fire Station, tells us about a new report, and a different way of measuring impact. Evaluation can be such a pain. Like many organisations, we shout...

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And Suddenly I Disappear

Playwright Kaite O’Reilly tells us how she’s exploding myths and stereotypes of disability and difference in And Suddenly I Disappear, Saturday 8 September. For over a decade I’ve held the ambition of creating a body...

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Our Place: July

Our Place is an exhibition by Crisis artists, which will open on 16 November. Artist Jordan Vanderhyde is keeping a blog – here’s what he has said so far. I have been in conjunction with...

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I’d Be Lost Without It

I’d Be Lost Without It is at the Old Fire Station, Friday 16 March. We caught up with the company, Wet Picnic, to find out more about the show. How did the idea for...

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DRY: Gaye Poole

Gaye Poole, co-director of Human Story Theatre and author of DRY tells us more about the show. ‘Human’ stories were precisely what we wanted to collect and portray when we started Human Story Theatre...

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Working Christmas: rehearsals

Anne, one of our volunteer ushers, sat in on a rehearsal for festive comedy Working Christmas. She tells us what she thought. I have been a volunteer usher at the Old Fire Station for...

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People Of The Eye: Erin Hutching

Erin Siobhan Hutching, writer/performer with The DH Ensemble, tells us about People of the Eye. I first had the idea for this piece just after my sister’s wedding in 2014. My sister is Deaf...

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Hummingbird: Adam Gordan

Adam Gordon of TOOTH+NAIL theatre company tells us more about Hummingbird. Hummingbird was born from a curiosity about crime. It’s the dark side of the perennial question, “What makes people tick?” What pushes people...

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