Grandchildren of the Blitz

This weekend saw the final performances of Blackbirds take place at the newly opened Canada Water Culture Space. The Culture...
09 Jan 2012
It’s been another very busy week for the Blackbirds team! From last Tuesday the technical team were turning the Pumphouse...
16 Nov 2011
Please share with us your comments, feedback and memories from the Blackbirds performances at The Albany this October.
24 Oct 2011
Congratulations to the Blackbirds cast on a successful and memorable return! In case you didn’t know, Blackbirds has returned this...
24 Oct 2011
Congratulations Blackbirds! Thanks so much for your hard work over the last couple of weeks and I hope the experience...
17 May 2011
Audience members, cast and crew that know audience members, please share your Blackbirds feedback with us…
11 May 2011
Well done for last night!! It felt like quite an epic moment to be launching Blackbirds into the world and it looks...
09 May 2011
The day of Blackbirds – or B-day as it shall now be known – is nearly here….. The troops are...
06 May 2011
******* UPDATED REHEARSAL SCHEDULE********* Hello! Hope that you are enjoying the sunshine… Just to alert your attention to our newly...
21 Apr 2011
What a lovely day eh? Just a quick one to say that it will be a full company call for...
25 Mar 2011
Hot off the paintbrush…here we go. The costume designs for Blackbirds First off – the Grownups Hot off the paintbrush, here...
21 Mar 2011
Friday 18 March 2011 Just a quick call-out to teenagers – if you can only make one of next week’s...
18 Mar 2011
As promised, here are some details of what we will be doing next week and who we will need: WEDNESDAY...
18 Mar 2011
Just a quick one to say that it is a full company call tomorrow i.e. we need everyone! See you...
15 Mar 2011
Yesterday evening, Pip and Alice took us through their respective design/costume ideas. It seemed to bring everyone another inch closer...
04 Mar 2011
Performance Schedule The performances dates and times have now been finalised and are as follows: Preview:                   Sunday 8th May, 7.30pm Performance...
28 Feb 2011
…but some very strong performers! Spreading over several spaces, we worked on a number of different scenes. We resurrected the...
23 Feb 2011
..in Dilston Grove. And thankfully there is not a bomb in sight. Last Friday, we had a merry little trip...
01 Feb 2011
With the scripts hot off the press, our assembled company of 30 sat down to read what writer Simon Startin...
25 Jan 2011
On Thursday’s session, we did some more work on public sheltering. First of all, houses 8-13 got back into their...
22 Nov 2010
Last night, the sirens sounded on Mayflower Street. We gathered up our most treasured possessions and necessary bits and pieces...
12 Nov 2010
The week before last, we all headed down to Mayflower street, just behind Bubble HQ, we looked at the buildings...
25 Oct 2010
We had our tenth interview yesterday – with Daisy Edwards of Bermondsey. The full interview will be available on the...
20 Oct 2010
Our Thursday intergenerational sessions are now well underway. In these sessions, we have been using extracts of the interviews, alongside...
04 Oct 2010

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