FIRE : – A Princess’ Guide to Burning Issues – In Yorkshire schools NOW!

You may remember that in March last year, we announced that we were working with Historic Royal Palaces to develop an original touring schools production about Indian suffragette, Sophia Duleep Singh.

After months of preparing, research. development, casting and rehearsal, we’re in schools in Yorkshire, touring this fully booked show now, and we’re so pleased with the response!

Darton Academy tweeted that their year 8-10 groups loved it 💚

The gallery below includes photos from rehearsal – from left to right

Sophia in court for refusing to pay her taxes: “If I am not a fit person for the purposes of representation, why should I be a fit person for taxation?”

Illustration showing Sophia’s burning heart by Felicity Tattersall who we were lucky enough to have as artist in the room for a day of rehearsals. More to come!

What accent do you think Gabriella is trying to learn for our tour of Fire, and what do you think her bespoke script says?!

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