Black Theatre Live

TOURS

The Diary of a Hounslow Girl

The tour is supported by a free to download - Education Resource Pack for National Curriculum KS 3 & 4.

BLACK THEATRE LIVE LATE: A SHORT DISCUSSION ON THEATRE & IDENTITY

What is identity? Does theatre affect the way we see ourselves? Join us after the performance of The Diary of a Hounslow Girl by Ambreen Razia at Stratford Circus Arts Centre for a short discussion.

The session, hosted by Black Theatre Live and Kings College, London will be an informal group discussion focussed on exploring race, gender and identity within the context of theatre in the UK. Chaired by Jonathan Kennedy (Tara Arts) with Kings College academic student Toonika Guha.

The discussion will be recorded for a larger study undertaken by Kings College with Black Theatre Live, supported by the Audience Agency. Discussion up to 45 mins

FRI 20 MAY @ STRATFORD CIRCUS ARTS CENTRE

Target Audience

  • New Writing & Fringe Theatre audiences
  • Comedy theatre audience
  • Stand Up Comedy audience – specifically any comedians who focus on themes of cultural identity  
  • Young Adults (Youth Groups, Drama Clubs) – a coming of age tale that young people can relate to of all backgrounds
  • School Groups (14 +) – studying drama, performance, English, General Studies – SMSC (Spirital, Moral, Social & Cultural)
  • Drama Students (Young Actors, Writers)
  • Community Groups - Young offenders, Young Mother's, youth groups, young people's participation groups e.g Arc Theatre's Raised Voices - All female Leadership project.
  • Community Theatre Groups – actor-writer, one-woman show playing a number of characters
  • British South Asian community – focus on local groups of areas for distribution, talking openly about the content and themes

Selling Points

  • One-woman show
  • Multi-role playing
  • Socially relevant
  • Challenging media stereotypes
  • Coming of age tale
  • Fresh young talent
  • Entertaining and accessible for both theatre & non-theatre goers