Author Archive | Eleanor Hardy

Citizenship: see Exposure’s actors at the artsdepot

Do you remember what you were doing at around 8:30pm on Saturday 2nd April? If you were anywhere near Highgate Tube Station, you’ll have a very good idea of what we were up to at that time. The applause that Exposure’s young actors were receiving in Jacksons Lane was so rapturous, it surely must have […]

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Women Rise: events in Haringey starting on Tuesday

Women’s issues have always been taboo – but it seems to me that the nature of that taboo has changed recently. Once, you didn’t mention it because it was a source of shame: if women were being abused it was their fault, they were being ‘provocative’, they were ‘letting it happen’ because they were ‘weak’, […]

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Exposure onstage: ‘Citizenship’ opens in three weeks

Most people hear ‘media’ and think of computers, cameras, billboards, TV – maybe radio and newspapers, if you’re old-fashioned. We tend to put theatre in another category altogether, if we think of it at all. But theatre was the first form of media, and in many ways it is still the most immediate, most animated, […]

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England’s largest academy chain ‘failing too many pupils’

Government inspectors from Ofsted have said a group of schools run by the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) are not serving their pupils well enough. It seems that the poorer pupils do “particularly badly” at these schools, and the government has said that if things don’t get better there will be “further action”. Academy schools are […]

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Introducing bright young theatre company ‘Trip The Light’

Exposure has been thoroughly enjoying its first foray into the world of live theatre through our collaboration with Jacksons Lane. We are participating in the National Theatre’s ‘Connections’ festival with our upcoming production of ‘Citizenship’ by Mark Ravenhill, and will be announcing details of how you can get your tickets imminently. We have seen our […]

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Applications open for Old Vic Community Company’s new show

Some of you may have read my article in October about the Old Vic Community Company’s workshops towards this year’s production, Rise. The workshops are now completed, the preparation is all done and now they’re looking for people to get the show on its feet! Rise will tackle the relationship Londoners have with the environment, […]

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Films

Sexual health vox pop

A short vox pop video and improvised spoken word poem

A short vox pop video on the complex nature of domestic...