Posted on: February 19th, 2024 by ppEditor

A rave, a protest to ‘kill the criminal justice bill’ and a night that will have consequences for decades to come.

Moving between 1994 and 2023, Dissonance is a play exploring the importance of protest.

Strategic Love Play

Posted on: May 10th, 2023 by ppEditor

So they’ve both swiped right. Now they’re meeting for the first time. Facing each other. As if that’s a normal thing to do.

But she’s being uncomfortable, and he’s a total bore. The vibe is horrific and the banter is even worse. But something is keeping them in their seats. Something is making them stay.

With acid wit, Miriam Battye’s award-winning new play takes a scalpel to modern romance.

We Rise

Posted on: September 27th, 2022 by ppEditor

What are the realities for a person of colour working in theatre? How do you pitch yourself? And what can theatre-makers of colour do to nurture the next generation of creatives?

Featuring voices from Nouveau Riche, We Rise is a new series of short films, shining a light on how to manoeuvre, cope and self-care against racism in the sector.

They will share their experiences of how people of colour can succeed in the industry, tips and tricks on the pathways available to you, pitching new work, touring your work, and what hopes we have for the future.

Each episode will be released every Wednesday on this page, as well as Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.

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Ryan Calais Cameron, Artistic Director of Nouveau Riche
Ewa Dina, Actor and Director
Cal-I Jonel, Actor and Director
Sarah Jordan Verghese, Producer for Nouveau Riche

Directed/Edited by Nick Virk
DOP: Marcus Ebanks
Sound Recordist: Adina Istrate

Talking Hands

Posted on: December 7th, 2021 by ppEditor

In association with award-winning theatre company Deafinitely Theatre, Paines Plough present Talking Hands, five bold new films by deaf writers.

Locked down in the coronavirus pandemic, five deaf people across the UK are adapting to a new way of living. These five compelling and heart-warming monologues are bravely inspired by personal experiences and filmed entirely in the visual storytelling of British Sign Language.

Click the links below to watch the full series.

Talking Hands is directed by Paula Garfield, with photography direction by Becky Bailey and Teresa Garratty, editing by Samuel Dore and Ted Evans, production design by Isobel Baker-Smith and Frankie Bradshaw, music composed by Chris Bartholomew and dramaturgy by Charlotte Bennett and Phillippe Cato.