2021, much like 2020, has already presented The Big House with a myriad of challenges. However, we are continuing to strive to create meaningful opportunities not only for our existing members, but for new ones too. This month, we are beginning a brand new Open House Project, with fifteen new members being welcomed into The […]
At The Big House we celebrate our members every week! We thought on this National ...
2020 has been a year like no other for us all. At The Big House, we’ve responded to the challenges of the pandemic by continuing to provide our brilliant young people with opportunities that create meaningful change in their lives. We are so incredibly proud that over the course of the past nine months we […]
At The Big House we celebrate our members every week! We thought on this National Care Leavers Week we would show everyone just a snippet of how much success our members are having – Check out our video! You can check out more on our socials by finding us at: @BigHouseTheatre on Twitter @_thebighouse_ on […]
1st LUV brings together Ned Bennett, Debris Stevenson and Jammz to create a brand new piece of work for The Big House that promises to be dazzlingly modern and joyful. 1st Luv is a play about children experiencing the first sparks of romance, but also dealing with the traumatic inner drama of being in care. Debris Stevenson, Writer, says: “I […]
The Big House has invited a panel who work with young people affected by county lines to join the cast after the show for a discussion about the themes and ideas explored in the play. Panel members: Sarah Hegarty – Service Manager, Multiple Vulnerabilities Missing & Exploitation at The Children’s Society Claire Sands – Youth […]
This year The Big House Gala 2018 was held on Monday 4th June at Juju’s Bar and Stage which is part of Truman’s Brewery, Shoreditch. We are immensely grateful to all of our wonderful guests who shared it with us and helped to make it an incredible event. The evening was a huge success and […]
Lia, a sex worker, has run away from her brothel with a suitcase of stolen money. She returns to the place she grew up to discover that things aren’t quite as she remembers. Age 14+ A New Play for The Big House written by Katherine Soper Winner of the 2015 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2015 […]
Alongside 5 star reviews in Broadway World, Islington Gazette and Theatre Weekly and 4 star reviews in The Stage, London City Nights and Miro Magazine, Phoenix Rising was nominated in three categories for the Offie Awards: Best Director, Best Lighting Designer and Best Male Performance!
The Big House are delighted to announce that for our next Open House Project we are working with award winning writer and care leaver Alex Wheatle, MBE, sharing extracts from the first stage of an adaption of his novel, ‘Brixton Rock’. This extraordinary story shows the highly complex world in which Brenton Brown, a care leaver […]
On Thursday 20th October, 5 Big House members and Maggie Norris, our Artistic Director travelled to Paris to break in to a summit of CEO’s from across Europe. We worked with iris Worldwide, an international advertising agency on a bespoke brief, to perform a 5 minute piece of drama which told the story of a […]
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