Earth Makes No Sound at GOSH

Earth Makes No Sound at GOSH

On the 16th of August we visited Great Ormonde Street Hospital with excerpts of ‘Earth Makes No Sound’.  We had previously visited to  look around the hospital and find places where we might be able to sing but also move – and make sure that this wouldn’t interfere with the patients and staff needing to […]

Interviews and Podcasts

Posted in Filament
Interviews and Podcasts

  If you want to know even more about Space Rabbit, you can find it here – a podcast with Lula and Osnat which wentlive whilst we were in Derbyshire and then a written interview with Theatre Weekly. Click on the links below. Theatre Weekly British Theatre guide PODCAST

First Day of Rehearsals!

First Day of Rehearsals!

 It’s the first day of rehearsals! Here you may be able to make out the cast who are gathered around the piano ‘note-bashing’ with Osnat. Some music is fully written, some we are going to develop with the cast. A read through, some costume explorations, and then lots and lots of singing!

Filament Theatre Workshop at Voices Now 2017

Filament Theatre Workshop at Voices Now 2017

Filament will be running a workshop at Voices Now 2017, entitled Dance, Move Sing! Come and join us on Saturday 8th July at 11am. It’s free. More details about the workshop and the festival here

Watch some songs from ‘Rufus’

 Have a little look and listen to a couple of songs we were working on during R&D with our fantastic cast, Lula Mebrahtu, Jonathan Hume, Simon Prag, Josh Considine and Rebecca Thorn. Filmed for us by David Wolfin. CLICK THIS!

The Team

The Team

Meet the team who worked with us to take a further sharing to our partner schools in Derbyshire and Oxfordshire from 7th-9th March 2017. Rebecca Thorn, Lula Mebrahtu, Simon Prag, Josh Considine and Jonathan Hume performed songs and scenes and demonstrated ideas to children at Dallimore and Ladywood Primary Schools in Kirk Hallam, St John’s […]

Southbank Fun

Southbank Fun

We had a wonderful week leading ‘Songs to Make Stories’ at Southbank Centre during February half term. 21 participants created songs and wrote stories and performed their work in front of a packed audience in the Clore Ballroom on Friday 17th February 2017. There’s some pictures here!

Songs Tell Stories at Southbank Centre 13th -17th Feb 2017

Songs Tell Stories at Southbank Centre 13th -17th Feb 2017

2017 is starting as a busy year for Filament. We are joining  VoiceLab at Southbank Centre to lead a week-long half-term workshop as part of Imagine Children’s Festival. Using Nordic Folktales as inspiration, we will be singing and writing songs, exploring the world of trolls and giants and the land of the Midnight Sun! Our participants will […]

Trailer from our R&D

Trailer from our R&D

We have a wonderful trailer for our next show – inspired by storylines and characters we have gathered during and after our work with children in Derbyshire, Oxfordshire and East London on our Once Upon a Project. ‘Rufus Longbottom and the Space Rabbit’ will be touring next July! See the trailer here

I’m Still Young For My Age

I’m Still Young For My Age

Well, it has been an incredibly busy week of R&D. We have some really interesting characters to work with, Rufus Longbottom, Dan and Anne all live in the Tandaria Care Home, looked after by the ever patient Bernard. When an Alien Space Rabbit crash lands outside his window, Rufus is drawn to help it. So […]

First Day of R&D on ‘Once Upon A’

Today has been the first day with our wonderful performers, KM, Lula, Rebecca, Simon and David and our designer, Tina. We spent all day introducing them to the work we had received from Ray Lodge, Grafton, New City, St John Fisher, South Moreton, St Johns C of E, Dallimore and Ladywood Primary Schools. We have […]

Ladywood and Dallimore Primary Schools

Ladywood and Dallimore Primary Schools

We had a wonderful couple of days working with year 3-6 pupils at Ladywood and Dallimore Primary Schools in Kirk Hallam Derbyshire. On the left hannd side of this page you can see a drawing on an invention called, ‘The Protect’ which automatically emerges from a back pocket whenever danger is near, a scorpion detector […]