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How we responded creatively to the Covid-19 Pandemic

For pretty much everyone working in theatre, the months of adjusting to pandemic have brought into question anything that might before have been assumed or accepted. People being in a room together

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Reflecting on our Making Theatre Happen workshops

How much do you know about how theatre is made? In 2008 I thought I knew quite a lot – enough to have been writing about theatre for over a decade, confidently

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Looking back on our weekly in-person theatre workshops

Lately, the BPT blog has focused on the amazing programme of online activities put together by Naomi and the team when it became clear that public gatherings would continue to be prohibited

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Our First Ever People’s Inspiration Meeting

Naomi Alexander, artistic director of Brighton People’s Theatre, is feeling nervous. She’s tacked a huge sheet of bright blue nylon to a wall in Brighthelm Community Centre and invited a group of

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Thoughts from our Special Guest workshops

In a quiet, sunlit room in the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, a young woman is pretending to be Brighton-based theatre-maker Tim Crouch. His voice is playing in her ears through

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Dialogue Theatre Club

Maddy Costa writes on the community-building, conversation-starting power of Theatre Clubs, which make space for audiences to discuss the work they’ve seen. The group of people gathered around a meeting table at

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A People’s Theatre for Brighton

Like many people impassioned by theatre, director Naomi Alexander also seethes with frustration at the way this potentially radical art form so often reinforces class divides.

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