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Production News

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...

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...

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...

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...

Have you ever had an epiphany? That moment where everything in your life lines up, makes sense and you know exactly what you want to do? It’s exactly what happened when we performed ‘Silas Marner’ at Victoria Primary School in Leeds to Year 6 student,...

Our Artistic Director, Deborah Pakkar-Hull shares her exhilarating experiences from the second research and development  trip to India for our Partition project. Sitting at my desk in the office for the first time following two weeks in Delhi is the first breathing space I’ve had to take...

Often when a school chooses a story for a bespoke project or our Coaching Model (CPD for teachers) we'll read it and think of all the things that surround that story. We look beyond the single story on paper at the fuller imagined world behind...