THE SOCIAL COLLECTIVE THEATRE COMPANY ON POLITICS AND THE FUTURE OF POLITICAL THEATRE

Our editor Lewis, took time to interview some friends from the theatre company he writes for, The Social Collective .

The Social Collective are an upcoming theatre production company, who already have one play under their belt. ‘A National Service’ is a verbaitm satire play which was originally created for an exam last year. However, since then the company have made plans to create more content digitally and for stage in light of the coronavirus.

The company consists of Ellis Watson, Isla Wilson, Joseph Casey, Kirsty McColm, Laura Archibald, Lucy Thomson, Rebecca Thomson, Rebeka Glass, Rebecca-Jane Doherty and Lewis Baird.

Lewis interviewed Isla, Joseph, Kirsty, Lucy and Rebeka for our most recent podcast which you can check out below:

In this interview, the company speak about all things politics going on in the current climate with the coronavirus, the impact that the pandemic is having on theatres and the future of political theatre.

Also, check out the below short film from the company’s director, Rebeka, on helping the elderly during this pandemic: