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The Blog

Find out what’s happening at Pinhole Theatre, what we’re thinking about and how our projects are developing. We’ll post news about productions and thoughts from our collaborators. We want to make our creative process as open as possible.

Shooting the White Eagle

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June 1st, 2014
Pinhole Theatre is thrilled to be supporting associate artist Scott Smith with his new piece for Edinburgh this summer – SHOOTING THE WHITE EAGLE which will be performed at Just the Tonic at the Caves, VENUE 88, THE BIG ROOM,  8-12 Niddry Street South,  Edinburgh, EH1 1NS, throughout the festival – between  31st July -24th August 2014 (except the 12th) at 16:35  Shooting the White Eagle is a new piece of immersive theatre which asks the ...

Funding The Last Pearly

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April 3rd, 2014
Funding success We’re thrilled to confirm that Arts Council England have agreed to fund 80% of our production costs for The Last Pearly, through the Grants for the Arts programme, this April. Raising additional funds with Kickstarter In order to raise match funding we’ve started a campaign on Kickstarter – to raise an additional £1000 towards our full production costs, this includes £400 for audience development, £300 for rehearsal space and £300 for ...

Developing ‘The Last Pearly’

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January 2nd, 2013
After meeting with many pearlies, attending harvest festivals and community fundraisers, meeting in pubs, homes, markets and cafes, Joseph and I felt that we had a convincing story. With the support of the Unicorn Theatre, London Bridge and Rich Mix, Bethnal Green we were able to explore and play further. We worked with a group of performers to explore the strands of story emerging and worked with musical ...

The Last Pearly – Video

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December 30th, 2012

The Death of the Cockney

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November 23rd, 2012
The Death of the Cockney In 2007 I read an article in Time Out that struck me, it was called ‘The death of the Cockney’ by Peter Watts and exclaimed the loss of culture of London’s indigenous population. It got me thinking about what being a Cockney and in fact what being a Londoner now meant. In a city of over 8 million people, that has extended out beyond the city to the reaches ...