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London calling

| by Neil Webb

Neil Webb, Director Theatre and Dance, on the job that lured him back to the UK after 15 years overseas...

Play it again (and again!) in Casablanca

| by Billy Cowie

Billy Cowie exhibited at the Casablanca International Festival of Video Art where he made connections with artists from Morocco, Tunisia, Wales, the Netherlands, Columbia and Thailand, as well as with some of Casablanca's gin bars...

Diversity is delicious

| by Jo Verrent

Looking to be pushed out of her comfort zone, Jo Verrent headed for Hong Kong. Nearly a year on, she went back to work with the staff of the West Kowloon Cultural District and talk about inclusivity.

An intra-cultural approach

| by Tamasha

In February, Tamasha's Artistic Director Sudha Bhuchar and Marketing Manager Clare Callan spent 11 days in India, supported by the British Council, to make creative connections and to network. Here, Clare shares her diary of the trip.

In search of 'Bolero'

| by Michael Pinchbeck

Michael Pinchbeck on his journey to Sarajevo and Paris to make his new piece, inspired by Ravel's Bolero: "The story I am now telling travels between Paris and Sarajevo, and begins and ends with two wars."

Rio: an inspirational city

| by Marc Brew

A Q&A with Marc Brew in Brazil as part of the handover of the cultural legacy from London 2012 to Rio 2016

From Stoke Mandeville to Bangladesh

| by Jenny Sealey

Graeae's Jenny Sealey spent some time working with theatre groups and a spinal injuries centre in Bangladesh. Here, she shares some of her experiences.

Theatre as an international language

| by Abdulla Al Asam

Abdulla Al Asam performed at Shakespeare's Globe as part of Globe Education's Sam Wanamaker Festival. The annual celebration brings together 42 students from the leading UK accredited drama schools. This year, Globe Education also welcomed Abdulla and his colleague Mohammed Ziyara who, from the Youth Activities Department, Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage, Qatar, as part of Qatar-UK 2013 Year of Culture. Abdulla shares his thoughts below.


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