Archive | September, 2015

Performance for The Compassionate Friends

The Doctors’ Orchestra, at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 4th

We wanted to let you know that fellow bereavement charity The Compassionate Friends have a benefit concert to raise funds this Sunday. The Doctors’ Orchestra, at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 4th October 2015 at 3 p.m Bizet – Jeux d’enfants – Petite suite Mahler – Kindertotenlieder Beethoven – Symphony No. 3 (Eroica) Stephan Loges – baritone Stephen Brearley – conductor You can find full details here on […]

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Staying Alive from Blackshaw Theatre

London theatre production company Blackshaw Theatre are staging their 2014 Showcase Award winner ‘Staying Alive’ again. The play by Kat Roberts is about a bereaved parent Mary, coping with a first year and a half following the loss of her son. Jenn is hosting a dinner party, and invites Mary. Darkly funny, and achingly tender, […]

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Interview with writer Kat Roberts

It’s been a busy few weeks for writer Kat Roberts – Staying Alive has it’s premiere next week on the 15th of January! Luckily, we managed to snag five minutes with her between rehearsals to ask her the big questions.   What influenced your decision to write about such a sensitive topic? Initially I wanted to explore […]

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Interview with Nic about ‘Staying Alive’

Our latest production, Staying Alive,  deals with a very sensitive issue – the death of a child. Following on from our 5 minutes with writer, Kat Roberts, we caught up with Nic Whitworth from bereaved parent support group SLOW. Nic helped Kat with her research in writing Staying Alive: this kind of in-depth research is part of why Staying Alive is […]

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Next SLOW evening group is on 24th September

We are back from the summer break and our first autumn SLOW evening group is on September 24th at 7.30 – 9.00 to which all bereaved parents are welcome. If you’d like to come, or find out more about the groups and or our charity, please use the contact form here on the site to get in […]

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