• HOME gains critical and audience aclaim!

      Following our Liverpool season audience and critical acclaim has been pouring in. “‘Home’ is a beautifully written and performed work which has hugely important points to make. I loved how our sympathy shifted between the characters. It shows real compassion for the plight of refugees. It could go on to become a classic”. Tom… Continue reading

  • We are just about to enter the final development stage toward HOME. Liverpool season runs June 18-20 at the Jo Makin Theatre in the Liverpool John Moores University (BOOK THROUGH THE UNITY THEATRE) with the Derry/Londonderry season running July 2-4 at the Waterside Theatre. For a quick promo featuring the wonderful work of composer Brian… Continue reading

  • Composer Brian Bridges merges sounds from Australia with music from China and Ireland!

    Having gathered from environments in Liverpool, Ireland and in Australia, composer Brian Bridges is busy combining music, language and sound from around the world toward ‘Home’. Below Brian has combined a recording of the sea near Bondi Beach with pipes from Ireland and orchestration from the Beijing Orchestra.

  • ‘Home’ Script and Design in Australia , Ireland and Liverpool

    With assistance from Arts NI and the British council AnNua and director Paula Simm’s have been gathering material from the cultural and physical environments of Australia, Ireland and in Liverpool. Several development workshops have been completed and we now have a draft script and audio visual design. Pictured are abstracted thrown images from material gathered… Continue reading

  • Puppet and Object Manipulation Masterclass

    This is a one day class for all those interested in the art of puppetry. The participants will be introduced to a variety of puppets and have the opportunity to develop and explore the use of puppets, objects and storytelling in performance. Karen Torley puppeteer/Director of Banyan Theatre Company will facilitate the workshop. Karen has… Continue reading

  • DERRY 24 FINAL PERFORMANCE TONIGHT!

    Tonight is the final performance of Derry 24. Thanks for all the really great positive feed back from last night including: “Went to see Derry 24 by An Nua last night. Was really impressed. “One of the most original theater pieces I’ve seen in Derry in a long while. Hilarious, emotional and captivating. Well done… Continue reading

  • DERRY 24 LORNA MCLAUGHLIN PLAYS

    Busy recording more musicians and shadow for Derry 24 – click below to hear Lorna McLaughlin of the Henry Girls who will be playing and singing along with Colin Norrby, Gay McIntyre, Marti Coyle from The Balkan Alien Sound, Lenny Nelson and Brian Hasson. TWO NIGHTS ONLY, THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM Book now… Continue reading

  • Derry 24 Cast

    The cast of Derry 24 are deep in rehearsal with only one week to go. Catch the show at the Waterside Theatre for two nights only, Friday 25 October and Saturday 26 at 8pm. Book by phoning 028 7131 4000 or visit www.watersidetheatre.com With a tremendous cast ranging from 8 months of age to seventy… Continue reading

  • Derry 24 BBC Pure Culture Interview

    Director Paul Moore and Composer Fiachra O’Longain discuss the up and coming season of Derry 24. Once again we are adding, subtracting, developing and keeping up with events to present one day – today – in Derry. Friday October 25 and 26. TWO NIGHTS ONLY at the Waterside Theatre http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03c8ydr