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Posted: Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Of Boys and Men

What does it mean to be a dancer? What does it mean to be a man? Five young men spent two weeks in the Carclew rehearsal room in February to ask each other those two questions. Lorcan Hopper, Josh Campton, Kayah Guenther, Zakaria Ghomri and Max McAuley met at the...

Posted: Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Media Representation – Me Before You

A young women in a blue dress sits on a man's lap smiling at him. Her left arm wraps around him with her hand resting on the back of his wheelchair. The young man wearing brown suit smiles at her.

Earlier this year, Me Before You was released in cinemas. The film, based on JoJo Moyes’ 2012 best-selling book, explores the decision of a man who wants to end a life because of a severe disability. Will Traynor (played by Sam Claflin), who became a quadriplegic in a pedestrian accident,...