What are you going to do with people’s lives? – Richard Holmes, Artistic Director, Big Brum TIE

As part of the event on 1st July, Richard shared some thoughts about Drama, young people and society. These form part of Big Brum’s new five year plan, which we share below. “What are you going to do with people’s lives?”   This was the question a seven year old child asked Sadiq Khan at the […]

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Act 2: Becoming Somebody Different – A response from Yeow Poon, People and Organisation

“Real understanding is a process of coming to understand: we cannot ‘give’ someone our understanding. Real understanding is felt. Only if the understanding is felt can it be integrated into children’s minds, or anyone’s” – Geoff Gillham, 1994. Instinctively, my heart agreed with the above statement, which provided the context for exploring What is drama? […]

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Response to Act 2

The thing about talking about your work is that what is in your head makes complete sense. You understand what you mean, you can express those ideas quite fluently to yourself, however when one must stand in front of others and explain those ideas – communication issues can come to the fore. That thought process […]

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