Love Island with Bolu Babalola

Live Screening
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On 30 July, the Bush Theatre will be screening the Love Island final, challenging the assumption, dictated by inherited power structures, that theatre is a place of ‘high culture’ that can only reach new audiences by adapting traditional forms. In the spirit of a truly public building, we have chosen to program along the lines of appeal and demand, recognising what will be one of the most significant cultural moments on 2018.

The event will begin with a relaxed one hour discussion on this series, facilitated by Bolu Babalola, examining what has been a highly problematic series in terms of race, gender and age politics. We will provide a safe space for audience members to discuss the impact of the series on them, including an examination of the practical mechanisms we often employ to enjoy a TV program that by its very nature excludes or disempowers people that look like us.

Following this hour-long discussion, we will go straight into a viewing on the final.

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There are so many perfect lines in @travisalabanza's #OverflowOnline I can’t choose one to tweet! What a gorgeous n… https://t.co/oyxgeRFgfC
Catherine Quirk, PhD
@quirk_catherine
23 Jan
I’m so glad I got chance to see this because it was astonishingly good on so many levels https://t.co/GhjMFi4KYA
tam
@eater_of_books
23 Jan
This was gorgeous! Loved watching with my teenager tonight xX Congratulations to all the team 💕 https://t.co/UH5VD15xAj
Yasmeen Arden 💚💚💚
@yasmeenarden
23 Jan
LOVED Overflow 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/hovBcaSNZy
𝙴𝚖𝚖𝚊 𝚆𝚑𝚒𝚝𝚎
@EmVictoriaWhite
23 Jan
So glad to have had my first theatre experience of the year watching the incredible @reecelyons_ create magic on st… https://t.co/XD176DTeQs
Lauren Yvonneᴮᴱ
@ItsLaurenYvonne
23 Jan
Just watched @travisalabanza's #OverflowOnline live from @bushtheatre was just brilliant and so moving. And a stunn… https://t.co/WH5zKGaQ4A
Charlie C🚩
@CharlieXCaine
23 Jan

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