2021 NEWS

Covid has not stopped INK inspiring short new play writing, and serving the community who support us.

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Here are the highlights of what’s new in 2021

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LOCKDOWN CLASSROOM THEATRE

The Covid lockdown has delayed the return to school, and pupils and staff are becoming “Zoom lesson” weary.  INK is helping!
We are currently supporting GCSE and A level English and Drama students in schools across the region, by performing extracts from set texts.
INK actors perform the selected pieces by joining the class on-line. The text comes alive, students get a bit of live theatre into the bargain and the monotony of on-line learning is relieved! 

INK is offering this unique opportunity of the ‘Lockdown Classroom Theatre’ to schools FREE of charge.

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BACKSTAGE WITH INK for BBC Radio Suffolk

A new initiative to celebrate our year-long partnership with Radio Suffolk. Every Friday evening at 7:30pm, Jon Wright interviews a prominent actor, writer or director with connections to Suffolk and INK. They will share showbusiness gossip, insights, and the latest INK news.

The interview will be repeated on Wednesday evenings with Georgy Jamieson.

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WORKSHOPS

We continue to run a plethora of workshops on-line for all ages and all levels of ability resulting in some fabulous new work, some of which will be be performed. Visit the Communities and Workshops page.

“I am so happy. You have no idea what it means to me. At 74 I feel I have a new chance in life.”

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The thing that I’ve gained most is believing in my own ideas and thoughts”

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ALDE VALLEY FESTIVAL RADIO PLAYS

This Spring  we are delighted to be working with the wonderful Alde Valley Festival to produce site-specific radio plays by INK writers – about Suffolk Punch horses. 

More details will be added here as soon as we get them.

These scripts will be recorded and played during the Festival in their old stables!

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EAST SUFFOLK ONE – Radio where we live!

East Suffolk One is a brand-new digital radio station with music, local news and information for East Suffolk.

As one of INK’s partners, East Suffolk One proudly broadcasts new short plays from INK daily at 10:30am and 2:30pm!

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INK FESTIVAL 2021

We are looking forward to the INK Festival 2021 in whatever format we can!

Watch this space.

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Valentine’s Event – Spread the Love ♥  

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Special actor and performer friends of INK have filmed, from their lockdown homes, a carefully selected number of amazing love readings, for you to send as a special surprise to your loved one this Valentine’s day.

The £10.00 you kindly donate will go to support INK. 

We thank you and all those who have filmed these recording for INK. 

In brief, we are here, still standing, still inspiring.

Please join us and keep in touch!