guest post: “I’m really thrilled by our ambitions to imagine widely” — a conversation with kirsten burrows

“This February we had the delight of welcoming kirsten burrows into the tfhq family, as our first executive director, she joins us from China Plate with over a decade of experience in the industry. What first attracted you to the tf company? KB: I knew Artistic Director Natalie Ibu a little already as I’d asked her to […]

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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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appreciation post: reni eddo-lodge

On 31 May #tfhq headed to Foyles on Tottenham Court Road (all five floors of it) to attend a discussion with Reni Eddo-Lodge about her new book Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race. The conversation was led by Varaidzo, contributor to The Good Immigrant and the arts and culture editor of […]

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behind the scenes: good dog trailer

On the 31 August #tfhq left the office – a rare delight – to film the trailer for good dog, our spring 2017 production written by British-Nigerian Arinzé Kene. We took over the Kennington/Oval area, amidst London noises and atmosphere, to bring Kene’s script to life. We caught up with actress and producer Desara Bosnja, who […]

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charlene james and natalie ibu q&a with RADA

  The creative team behind bricks and pieces – award-winning writer Charlene James and tiata fahodzi Artistic Director Natalie Ibu – both joined RADA for #bricksqanda, a twitter question and answer session about about the new show.   RADA: Hi Charlene and Natalie. To start with, tell us what can audiences expect from bricks and pieces?charlene james: Geeks, grief, heroines and Lego.natalie ibu: bricks and pieces is a delicate, funny, […]

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guest post: actor david jonsson on his role in bricks and pieces

Rehearsals for bricks and pieces have been brilliant. It’s been a process of constant digging and leaving no stone unturned. We work 6-day weeks, and things are constantly changing. From the feel or journey of a scene, to Charlene giving us new drafts, re-writes and tweeks; we’re certainly all being kept on our toes! Our […]

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