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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Life as an RQT

I am now a term into my second year of teaching and, so far, my experience has been extremely far removed from that of my NQT year. Last year I was almost intimidated by the amount of control I had over the direction of Drama within my school, unsure of my jurisdiction under my head […]

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Research Reading- Support

Hi all, Just thought I should post some links to appropriate research readings. Further reading We would like to draw your attention to two new books that say a great many pertinent things about TIE and this Company’s ways of working.  Davis, David with Chris Cooper (2014) Imagining the Real – towards a new theory […]

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