Last Update 23:5
Monday, 14 October 2019

No Idea at El Sawy Culturewheel

The British Council's New Work New Audiences program will present the British play ‘No Idea’ at El Sawy Culturewheel on 7 December

Thursday 2 Dec 2010
No idea
Share/Bookmark
Views: 874
Share/Bookmark
Views: 874

On 7 December the British Council, as part of its New Work New Audiences programme, will be presenting the British play No Idea at 8.00 p.m. at El Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall. 

Created by Lisa Hammond, Rachael Spence and Lee Simpson, No Idea is a play inspired by people from the streets of London. Rachael and Lisa, who uses a wheelchair, wanted to make a theatre show but couldn’t think of an idea. So, armed with a tape recorder, they went on to the streets and asked people to take a good look at them and imagine what their show and story could be about. 

The play will be followed by a post-performance discussion between the cast and audience, featuring talks inspired by the content of, and artistic process behind, the play, as well as  a discussion about the collaboration of theatre makers from Egypt and the UK. 

The No Idea production team chose Syria and Egypt as part of a wider British Council project that builds on the power of performing arts to speak to audiences from different cultures, posing difficult questions and stimulating reflection over how we perceive ourselves and the others," says Laila Hourani, Creativity Theme manager, NENA. 

No Idea is supported by New Work New Audiences, a regional British Council project which explores performing arts to develop cultural understanding, trust and dialogue between artists and audiences in the region and the UK.

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.