An active blog space for Birmingham City University and Big Brum’s Masters in Teaching and Learning Course in Drama. Articles written by drama practitioners about the World in which we live and practice.


Follow our company trip exploring the story of Worlds apart together; to the front line in ypres in belgium, back to back to back houses in birmingham.

This blog covers the second part of ‘The Ties That Bind’ project, working with young people from Queensbridge School, Highbury Hall and archives from the University of Birmingham Cadbury Research Library.

This blog details every session of the first part of the ‘The Ties That Bind’ project, funded mainly by a ‘Young Roots’ grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project ran from January to May in 2016 and worked with young people from St Edmund’s Catholic Academy in Wolverhampton and Wolverhampton City Archives.

This blog follows the process of rehearsals for the play ‘Touched’ by Chris Cooper. The Theatre in Education programme toured to secondary schools in the spring term of 2014 and was performed at mac Birmingham in a public performance.