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With the end of the school year fast approaching, now is a good time to stop, draw breath and share what we have been up to at the Blahs since Christmas. We have just finished a very successful tour of A Tale to Tell to a small...

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...

  Deborah has come to the end of five inspiring and productive days of research and development in India. Working with internationally acclaimed writer Mike Kenny, Sukhesh Arora and Simran Arneja from Yellowcat Theatre and five Delhi based actors – Neel Sengupta, Kriti Pant, Amba Suhasini Jhala,...

When we work with children and young people to get inside the world of a story, to explore the thoughts and feelings of characters we're aiming for them to use what they know and build on it. To build through imagination, interaction and enquiry so...

During 2014/15 we were a part of the Cape UK Specialist Leaders in Cultural Learning Scheme (SLiCL), they invested in ten middle or senior leaders, to enable those leaders to help Cape UK to make the case for the arts and creativity in Education.  We worked with...

With the tour for A Tale To Tell booking up very quickly, we are now looking for an additional female cast member join the Blahs for this Theatre In Education (TIE) production. Touring to schools, theatre venues and library settings from May to June 2016,...

At the recent Inspiring Curiosity conference Deborah Pakkar-Hull our Artistic Director was invited to appear on a panel discussing 'What Can We Learn From Theatre in Education's (TiE) Past? - In light of the challenges posed by a rapidly changing world, what can we learn from...

Freedom fighters or terrorists? In 1605 it was against the law to be Catholic. Robert Catesby led 12 young Catholic men into battle against King James I and his brutal anti-Catholic regime. Fighting for freedom to follow a faith they believed in became a race against time...

A major new project for the anniversary of the Partition of India and Pakistan is underway thanks to a research and development grant from The British Council and Arts Council England to work with our existing partners in Delhi and the UK. Our Artistic Director...