Review | The Canary and The Crow, The Arcola Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | The Canary and The Crow, The Arcola Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

New shoes on, blazer collar up and National Association of Backpacks approved backpack at the ready, it's time for school. The Bird has secured a scholarship to the prestigious private school, Patrician Boys. In this new environment, The Bird has got lots to learn about how to fit in when the posh young white boys [...]

The Canary and the Crow’s Daniel Ward: ‘There’s a lot of gig theatre out there now but Middle Child were one of the first companies that championed it.’

The Canary and the Crow’s Daniel Ward: ‘There’s a lot of gig theatre out there now but Middle Child were one of the first companies that championed it.’

Hull-based theatre company Middle Child are making a name for themselves as creators of gig theatre. Theatre that combines original live music with new writing; it’s an immersive experience that many may not have seen before. Their latest offering is ‘The Canary and the Crow’ which made its debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this [...]

Review | The Canary and the Crow, Roundabout @ Summerhall ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | The Canary and the Crow, Roundabout @ Summerhall ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

At around the age of thirteen, a school friend of mine once confronted me to say that if a black person ever did something to hurt her family she would stop speaking to me. At that age, I was stunned into silence. How could she conceivably think that I was responsible for the actions of [...]