Five week devising project working with ten prisoners in collaboration with The Royal Court Theatre, exploring fatherhood, performed in prison to the prison community and at the Royal Court to an invited audience.
Created by residents at HMP Springhill
Four week devising project working with twelve men to write and perform a half hour play exploring the effects of the legal high Spice on a West London estate. Performed to staff and residents at the prison.
Created by residents from HMYOI Aylesbury
Three week devising project working with ten young men to create, structure and star in a docudrama about what living in an Enabling Environment means to them. They also wrote and recorded the original music. The DVD of the film is being used across the prison system.
Created by residents at HMYOI Aylesbury
Ten day film project working with six young men to create an original drama exploring the experience of coming to jail for the first time. The DVD of their film is being used as an introduction film to each new inmate entering HMYOI Aylesbury.
Working with men from across the wing communities, and a professional photographer and designer, to produce a series of interviews which were collated into a booklet about what they felt were the important elements to living in a therapeutic prison. This has been used throughout the prison system.
You can read the brochure here.
Created by residents at HMP Grendon
Film project working with Psychodramatist Alun Mountford, and ten residents to devise a non scripted film about one man’s journey through therapy at HMP Grendon. This is used to explain to new arrivals how therapy might work.
A documentary created by residents at HMP Grendon
Working with residents from across the wing communities to produce a half hour documentary, about living in HMP Grendon. This is shown as an induction film to all those arriving in Grendon and those considering applying here.
Storytelling DVDs made by resident fathers at HMP Grendon
Working with a large number of fathers to film and tell stories (both original and authored storybooks) on video to their children. These were then sent home as bedtime story DVDs.
Created by residents from HMP Springhill
Working with inmates to devise, structure and film a docudrama about a new arrival at the prison. Shown to all new arrivals at Springhill and to those considering applying here.