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THE VULTURES’ SONG TOUR CANCELLATION ANNOUNCEMENT It is with real sadness that, due to current government guidance, we have cancelled the remaining dates of The Vultures’ Song tour: 26th March – Pyramid Theatre, Leeds Student Union 27th & 28th March – Mind the Gap Studios, Bradford ...

Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah and Matthew Bellwood present   FROM HERE TO THERE Free art and craft activities for children and families   Saturday 21 March, 11am – 3pm Children's Library, Leeds Central Library UPDATE: This event is now cancelled. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, from today (Tuesday 17th March) Leeds Libraries...

The Blahs fully support the new Drama, Theatre and Young People Manifesto. The voices of young people, their right to creative expression, and their right to educational and participatory opportunities that develop their theatre, communication and creative skills, have been central tenets of our practice for 35...

We are delighted to announce that the Blahs have received funding from the Arts Council of England and Leeds Inspired to tour The Vultures' Song to theatres and community venues across the region between January and May 2020. The 2020 tour follows a successful tour in 2018...

This month, National Drama launches The Primary Initiative: a series of high quality CPD drama workshops for primary school teachers. The Blahs' Artistic Director, Deborah Pakkar-Hull, will co-lead two afternoon sessions of training to enthuse and provide new strategies to enhance the teaching of literacy, cross-curricular work and social...

Throughout our history, the Blahs have engaged in research to support the development of our practice and to understand more clearly the needs of our audiences and the impact of our work. We are excited to announce that we have recently concluded a piece of in depth research...

A set with climate and light restrictions, a million fragile, valuable props and a script that calls for audience participation? It’s a mix that would challenge any theatre maker. Participatory theatre is of course in the Blahs’ DNA.  But with all these other elements, our next...

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...

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 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...