On making theatre in a sea of change

This weekend in London an amazing array of free installations and outdoor events has been created by world-leading artists to commemorate the Great Fire of London. Giant tanks of water, massive domino runs, huge fire installations, a wonderful recreation in timber created by young people acquiring skills and improving life chances…. In amongst this a conversation about how this moment of fire and awful destruction  – which left … Continue reading On making theatre in a sea of change

Democracy Matters?

What was it Churchill said about Democracy? Something about it being the worst of all systems of government but the only one possible? With all the news of events in Egypt this last week and the ongoing rumblings of the citizenry here blaming the Councillors for everything under the sun –  from rubbish collection to the schools – I’m reminded again of a small epiphany … Continue reading Democracy Matters?