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INTERVIEW: Tafadzwa Muchenje on Where We Began

The UK’s first Theatre Company of Sanctuary, Stand and Be Counted, present Where We Began, a wild and vivid vision of the future that combines storytelling, movement and live music. Five performers from across the globe challenge existing notions of ‘home’ in a multilingual celebration of personal identity.  They consist of Shireen Farkhoy as The Transition Guide (Persian British Actor), ...

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PULSE FESTIVAL: “Tanja” – New Wolsey Theatre Studio, Ipswich

SBC Theatre Tanja

Writer: Rosie MacPherson Director: Hannah Butterfield Reviewer: Paul Couch Yarl’s Wood Immigration Detention Centre in Bedfordshire has seen its fair share of controversy, from claims that officers were instructed to lock detainees in when the building caught fire in 2002, to hunger strikes and allegations of sexual and physical abuse. In the UK, we are told emphatically, suspected terrorists may be detained for ...

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PULSE POINTS: SBC Theatre – Tanja

SBC Theatre Tanja

Ipswich’s Pulse Festival returns to the New Wolsey Theatre 1-10 June 2017, packed with over 50 events to thrill and entertain. To help you decide what to see, we’re running our Pulse Points Previews, asking performers to tell us about their productions. Here, Rosie MacPherson of SBC Theatre tells us about Tanja which is performed at Pulse on 4 June ...

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Tanja – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Rosie MacPherson and Rosie Gillet Director: Hannah Butterfield Reviewer: Jo Beggs Respect, Support, Commitment – That’s Our Promise pronounces the website for Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre. Emily Ntshangase-Wood, who was detained there along with the 400 other resident women while waiting for immigration clearance, doesn’t quite remember it that way. Arriving in the UK on a crowded boat, ...

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