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Award Nomination for The Vultures’ Song

Last night the decision was announced at Writers’ Guild of Great Britain’s award for the Best Play for Young Audiences.  Mike Kenny's piece, The Vultures' Song, specially written for the Blahs, was one of three plays shortlisted.  Although he didn’t win on the evening, we are...

Simone Lewis
The Vultures’ Song Cast Interviews: Simone Lewis

The Blahs' Kirsty Lambert caught up with actor Simone Lewis recently, to get her thoughts on playing - among other roles - a vulture in Mike Kenny's new play, The Vultures' Song. How did you first hear about The Vultures' Song? I had the pleasure of working...

The Vultures' Song
The Vultures’ Song: Tour update

The Vultures' Song has been touring primary and high schools in Leeds and West Yorkshire in recent weeks. This new production from Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah, a Leeds-based theatre in education company with over thirty years' experience, is inspired by stories of the 1947...

The Blahs are Moving House!

At the end of March, Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah are relocating to a new home in the shared space of Live Arts Bistro in Leeds City Centre. We're really excited that our new home is going to be in a space that's dedicated to...

The Vultures’ Song Cast Interviews: Richard Priestley

The Vultures' Song cast member Richard Priestley popped into the Blahs office earlier this week to sort out contract details. While he was here, our Schools Coordinator Kirsty took the opportunity to get his thoughts on the production. How did you first get involved with...

Rethinking #SMSC in Primary Schools through Participatory Theatre

Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah are inviting Leeds primary schools to get involved in an exciting research project, exploring how our unique brand of participatory theatre can help schools meet their SMSC requirements. Artistic Director Deborah Pakkar Hull explains what it’s all about: How did the...

Inspiring the Next Generation of Actors and Teachers

Who influences and inspires you? Blahs Associate Mel Purdie talked to Robert Midgely, an 18-year-old Theatre & Performance student at Leeds University about the influence of his drama teacher, Mr. Chipp, and how the Blahs have inspired his interest in Theatre in Education. So Robert, tell...

Funding Update from the Blahs

Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah heard today (June 27th) that we will not be in Arts Council England’s National Portfolio for 2018-22. We are disappointed, both on behalf of the Company and for the many young people who benefit from our work. However, we will...

AirPlay: Young writers explore the Partition of India

Katie Mahon is a third year Theatre and Performance student at the University of Leeds, spending her placement year with Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah as Intern Project Coordinator for our AirPlay project. In this blog, she shares her thoughts on what she’s learned in...

A Tale to Tell gets the thumbs up!

Our Schools Coordinator Kirsty Lambert was inspired to join the Blahs when she saw our trailer of A Tale to Tell, our interactive KS2 drama based on the Arabian Nights. Recently she sat in on the new tour’s preview performance at Carr Manor Primary School: When I...