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Natasha Sutton Williams

Natasha Sutton Williams is an award winning writer, actor and journalist. She is a member of the Soho Theatre Writers' Alumni Group. Her plays have been performed at multiple London venues, including Southwark Playhouse, Arcola Theatre, Pleasance Theatre, King's Head Theatre, Brasserie Zedel, Chelsea Theatre, Bunker Theatre, Rosemary Branch Theatre, Waterloo East Theatre, Space Theatre, and Angel Comedy Club. She is an advocate for feminists, BAME artists and disabled artists. Please get in touch if there is some way she can help with your work.

Posts by Natasha Sutton Williams

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Still No Idea: Lisa Hammond and Rachael Spence tread the boards in a new adventure

Presented by Lisa Hammond and Rachael Spence with Improbable and the Royal Court Theatre, Still No Idea revisits the original production, which toured the UK in 2009. Natasha Sutton-Williams unravels the concept behind the piece due to tour the UK in a new format, this autumn. "The public are trying to ...

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Graeae Ensemble’s ‘Hurricane Protest Songs’ hits the head and the heart with one swift punch

Graeae’s Ensemble of young theatre makers recently showcased a breakthrough production as part of the learning process, interweaving spoken word poetry, movement, music and storytelling. Review by Natasha Sutton-Williams Graeae's Ensemble training programme has produced a group of dynamic, engaging and theatrical performers who have worked with leading disabled artists from ...

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This Is Not For You: A Battle Cry for Those Who Demand To Be Heard

Graeae highlight the injustices incurred by disabled veterans from the First World War as well as the men and women affected by more recent conflicts, in an epic outdoor production. Working with the National Centre for Circus Arts, Graeae has trained 25 disabled veterans in performance especially for the piece. Review ...

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Libby’s Eyes: Questioning Society’s Gaze from a Disabled Perspective

Presented by Poke in the Eye Productions, Libby’s Eyes sits firmly in the modern sci-fi genre that is populating contemporary UK stages. With shows like Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre, Instructions for Correct Assembly and Alistair McDowall’s X at the Royal Court, Libby’s Eyes is located in a world that ...

Back to Back push the physical, aural and visual boundaries of contemporary theatre

Australian theatre company Back to Back are an ensemble of actors with perceived intellectual disabilities who co-author and perform their work. Their latest show Lady Eats Apple at the Barbican is part of LIFT 2018, a theatre festival that celebrates unconventional, radical, international theatre. Review by Natasha Sutton Williams For over ...

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Four Directors Give Four Reasons to be Graeae

To mark the launch of Graeae’s new book Reasons to Be Graeae which charts the history of the company which was founded in the early 1980s, Natasha Sutton Williams talked to four Graeae directors whose work has spanned the decades. They give four major insights into what makes Graeae so ...

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Going Underground VAULT Festival: London’s Biggest Arts Explosion

Deep down inside the subterranean underworld beneath Waterloo Station lie the Vaults. Here in these cavernous bunkers you will find yourself immersed in the biggest performing arts festival in London. Natasha Sutton-Williams previews four of the top disability shows. There are over 300 shows to choose from at VAULT Festival, ranging ...