the creative case for…. hang on – why do we need to make a case to be seen?

Our Artistic Director Natalie Ibu headed to the Creative Case for Diversity conference held in Nottingham on 15 January 2018. With new data inspiring new (or not-so-new) discussions surrounding ‘diversity’ in the arts, Natalie had a lot to say.   I started my job – running @tiatafahodzi – on the exact day, in 2014, that ACE launched the #creativecase so in many ways the […]

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guest blog: home, again / yomi sode

“The instructions were simple.   ‘At the point of arrival, look for your representative. They will be waiting for you as you leave the plane and accompany you through immigration to avoid any wahala1. Once you go through immigration, your driver will be waiting for you outside to take you to the hotel.’   Three […]

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being other as an other / anastasia osei-kuffour

Here at #tfhq, we want to create a space for all Black British experiences and make space for the multiple ways in which they/we express themselves. This week, our Trainee Artistic Director Anastasia uses poetry to talk about her experiences of navigating her intersecting worlds of religion, theatre and black identity.     ‘I am a poet […]

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our dms are open

Being a theatre company for Britain today and the Britain of tomorrow means that it’s important to us to stay plugged into the conversations that are preoccupying the diaspora. We love scrolling through our timelines and reading what Black British people have to say about barbershops, transmisogyny, music festivals and everything in between. Black Brits are taking […]

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