‘The Burning Tower’ ~ Review

As mentioned in my preview of the performance, Helena Thompson’s ‘The Burning Tower’ is an interactive play responding to the terrible fire of Grenfell Estate in 2017. However, what you discover as an audience member is that the play, and the gallery exhibition that follows, doesn’t just cover the Grenfell fire, but other public outrages such [...]

SPID Theatre’s “The Burning Tower” ~ Preview

The award-winning S.P.I.D (Social Political Innovative Direct) Theatre was founded in 1999 by writer Helena Thompson. The Company works with young people on west London council estates to create participatory drama performances using Immersive youth arts to regenerate community spaces. Their work dramatises the heritage and histories of the Capitol’s west London council estates which [...]