Guest Blog Post: Jo Tyabji on experiences with identity

Who are you first? I’m half Indian, half English. That’s not something people say much these days, our linguistics is full of POC, mixed race, British Indian, women of colour, queer people of colour. I’m halfhalf. But of course that’s not quite it because identity isn’t a pie chart – actually I’m wholewhole. At dinner with extended family a few … Read more

Motherland Post-Show Discussion

A bit about our panellists… Benaifer Bhandari is CEO of Hopscotch Asian Women’s Centre – a loving neighbour of CPT. She leads a team of front-line workers who tackle isolation amongst hard to reach BAME women in Camden and neighbouring boroughs as well as supporting welfare inequalities, domestic violence abuse and other essential services to BAME women in London. She … Read more

Guest Blog: Hassan Govia on BIGOT

Does calling someone else a ‘bigot’ make you a bigot because you can’t accept that they’re a bigot? Confused? You should be. And given the mind-boggling way in which our show chooses to tackle this question, you probably will be. Much like the question itself, Bigot is a play that capitalises on wordplay and absurdism to interrogate the cyclical nature … Read more

Guest Blog: Nikhil Vyas on Progress

The starting point for Progress was the feeling of failure- of the perpetual anxiety and misery that has spread like a pandemic amongst young people in contemporary society- and of wanting to make something that in some way embodied or expressed this. But a lot of the thinking and discussion in our early rehearsals seemed to gravitate towards friendship. I … Read more

Guest Blog: Saviour

In January of this year, a couple of my favourite theatre makers came together to do a night of weird live art, performance stuff based off the work of Charli XCX. It was wild. Some people got bloody noses, told us how they wanted to fuck cars and at the end we all danced with the audience on the stage. … Read more