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Join our Board

The Board of Odd Eyes has been at the heart of the company’s decision-making since its very beginning. The Charity operates an ongoing Trustee recruitment process to keep new ideas flowing and bring in valuable experience to help  developing our progarmme and practice. We are particularly interested to hear from individuals with experience in: – […]

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Review: “Unsentimental production of Shaw’s Pygmalion”

“A strong production that is definitely worth seeing.” by Matthew Partridge for remotegoat on 13/06/19 Pygmalion, currently running at Tower Theatre’s home in Stoke Newington, is George Bernard Shaw’s most well-known play, in part due to the later musical adaptation “My Fair Lady”. However, director Emilia Teglia’s production makes it clear that the original was […]

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On stage! the audience reactions to Pygmalion

“Excellent”; “still very topical”; “a lot of amusing snippets” – listen to the audience reaction to Pygmalion. The play is on until 22 June. Tickets and information: Pygmalion

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Behind the scenes: Pygmalion in rehearsal

Wonderful collections of photographs taken by Steve Gregson during our last week rehearsing Pygmalion at Tower Theatre. Read everything about the original music for this production we are developing as part of the White Other project.

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Behind the scenes: the music for Pygmalion

Pygmalion’s music composer Vera Bremerton talks about the original process to create the world of the play. The city noises for the soundscape were taken from the historical soundscape reproduction of an Edwardian London street archived at the British Sound Library. The city noises for the soundscape were taken from the historical soundscape reproduction of […]

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Q&A with Bonnie Greer

Bonnie Greer, OBE, tool part to a post-show Q&A after one of Pygmalion’s performances. Bonnie Greer is a British-American playwright, novelist, broadcaster and vice-president of the Bernard Shaw Society. As well as appearing regularly as a panellist on television programmes such as Newsnight Review and Question Time, she has also served on the boards of several leading […]

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#Haters response: Like Bruvs

This short film was created in response to the themes of #Haters by participants (12 to 17) to Hackney Quest in Hackney, April 2019. “These things do happen in our local area. You have to be aware.” Chloe CAST AND STORY MAKERS: Jayden Lewis Amina De-souza Grant Michaela Paul Chloe James Daniel Da Silva Liedson […]

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#Haters response: “Im-Possible”

This short film was created in response to the themes of #Haters by participants (12 to 23) to Carney’s Community and Providence House in Battersea, Wandsworth, March 2019. The group highlighted assumptions and stereotyping as two of the issues from the #Haters that affect them directly and create barriers in their life. The stories narrated […]

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#Haters response: “No Shelter”

This short film is the response to the themes of #Haters by young participants (aged 11 to 14) to Hoxton Youth Arts programme, Hackney, London 2019. The group identified social inequalities as one of the issues affecting Hackney. They agreed that homelessness is a clear and visible sign of social inequalities they all encounter daily. […]

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Flora Herberich is the new Chair of Odd Eyes Theatre’s Board

On 7 March 2019 the Board appointed Flora Herberich as its new Chair. She warmly welcomed her nomination. “Having joined the board of Odd Eyes Theatre in 2017, I’m delighted to be stepping into the role of Chair and continue the amazing work and legacy of Jo Salkilld who has supported the growth and development […]

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#HATERS film project at Battersea Arts Centre

Proud to represent at Homegrown Festival – Occupy #HATERS Battersea Arts Centre Saturday 30 Mar | 4pm Tickets: Pay What You Can but booking essential BOOK NOW Inspired by real events, #Haters is a modern tale of identity, opportunity, fate and values.It’s a story of hipsters, roadmen and shape-shifting social media chimeras, and the real […]

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