diverse christmas

This December, tiata fahodzi – in partnership with the Young Vic – will be visiting primary schools in Peckham and Stockwell, asking 4 year olds what Christmas, difference and race means to them as part of research and development for our Christmas show for contemporary Britain, diverse christmas.   “stories have to be about white people” […]

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mixed brain

Jack wanted to get into teams real quick so he said, why don’t we do blacks VS white? I was confused, what does he mean? People with black shoes vs people with white trainers? Jack, Tom, Rob, George and Myles went to one side of the pitch and I was left stood in the middle as […]

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good dog

tiata fahodzi in association with Watford Palace Theatre presents good dog by Arinzé Kene.  It’s in the window of Sam’s, behind the rusty display. Two wheels, shiny body, handlebars ready to be gripped. Mum’s promised him that bike so even when school or homelife bites, he knows to keep his chin up, his head down and his […]

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bricks and pieces

“Are black people often playing petty criminals? Are women always playing the love interest or talking about men? Are gay people always stereotyped? Are disabled people hardly ever seen?… …I don’t think of myself as just a ‘black actor’. I’m an actor, not a number” – Idris Elba, The House of Commons, January 2016. Working in collaboration […]

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tiata delights 2015

tiata delights is back and taking over Watford Palace Theatre with an inclusive festival, bringing artists and audiences together for a jam-packed day of events. tiata delights was the first ever festival to platform British African talent. From the Arcola and the Almeida to The Africa Centre, the festival now makes its home in Watford, bringing the […]

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