I, DANIEL BLAKE – UK Trailer by @KenLoachSixteen #Idanielblake (Oct 2016)

I, DANIEL BLAKE – UK Trailer by @KenLoachSixteen #Idanielblake (Oct 2016)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Entertainment One UK The new film by British filmmaker Ken Loach, I Daniel Blake won the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Daniel Blake (59) has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance…

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#MUVVAHOOD – a play by @LibbyLiburd – single motherhood in the “age of austerity” (March 2016)

#MUVVAHOOD – a play by @LibbyLiburd – single motherhood in the “age of austerity” (March 2016)

MUVVAHOOD by Libby Liburd MUVVAHOOD is one-woman verbatim theatre show, collated from hours of interviews with lone parent mothers, telling a story of single motherhood in the “age of austerity” when the most vulnerable members of society are facing hardships and prejudices not seen in decades. MUVVAHOOD explores the specific emotional and economic issues surrounding single motherhood – primarily from the perspective of working-class mothers living in London. Researched, developed, written and performed by Libby Liburd. Directed by Julie Addy. MUVVAHOOD…

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Child Z by Sarah Hehir – The first production to address the catalogue of failures to protect children from grooming and sexual exploitation by gangs in the UK (Oct 2014)

Child Z by Sarah Hehir – The first production to address the catalogue of failures to protect children from grooming and sexual exploitation by gangs in the UK (Oct 2014)

The video and the following text can be found on the Child Z Kickstarter page: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/336010532/child-z This amazing project will only be funded if at least £4,000 is pledged by Wed, Nov 5 2014 The first production to address the catalogue of failures to protect children from grooming and sexual exploitation by gangs in the UK. ‘It’s good to know my difficult interview with an appallingly abused young woman has inspired such a play.‘   Dame Jenni Murray Child Z by…

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