Q&A with Turning Point actress, Veronica Beatrice Lewis

31.07.2019

Our Turning Point project couldn’t have finer ambassadors than the two amazing talents who grace our trailers and pilot video – Veronica Beatrice Lewis, and Ashley Gayle. They’re in the spotlight, and rightly so… Here is our short Q&A with Veronica. Following our Arts Council-supported R&D, our promo pack for the main Turning Point production...

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Fundraising for main Turning Point production …

05.06.2019

Fundraising for the full production of Turning Point is underway – another week another milestone! Launching this crucial next stage in sumptuous style, Velda Moe (played by the brilliant Veronica Beatrice Lewis)graces the cover-artwork of our promo-pack for potential funders, co-commissioners and venue partners – a detailed breakdown of the Turning Point project, plus a...

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Official Trailer – “TURNING POINT” (R&D) – Full edit

18.05.2019

With completion of our R&D we are proud to launch #3 of 3 Official Trailers for our latest work in progress “Turning Point” – supported by Arts Council England. Click here to view Official Trailer – “TURNING POINT” – Full edit Experimenting with period drama inspired by real stories from the British Caribbean, we now...

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Official Trailer – “Turning Point” (R&D) – Cedric

14.05.2019

With the completion of our R&D we are proud to launch #2 of 3 Official Trailers for our latest work, ‘Turning Point’ – supported by Arts Council England. Click here to view Official Trailer – “TURNING POINT” – Cedric We continue our focus on Black awakening in the Americas after WW1, experimenting with period drama...

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Official Trailer – “TURNING POINT” (R&D) – Velda …

13.05.2019

With the completion of our R&D we are pleased and so proud to launch #1 of 3 Official Trailers for our latest work, Turning Point – supported by Arts Council England. Click here to view Official Trailer – “TURNING POINT” (R&D) – Velda We continue our focus on Black awakening in the Americas after WW1,...

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Exploring the impact of WW1 across the Americas: New Negroes …

13.05.2019

1903: In “The Souls of Black Folk” W. E. B. du bios writes of the need for mental healing after racialised enslavement and colonial rule, “It is a peculiar sensation, this double consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others … two souls, two unrecognised strivings, two warring ideals...

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Mutiny resource: A message to teachers and heritage sector learning …

09.04.2019

Teachers and heritage groups across the Americas: Thank you so much for your engagement with our Mutiny resource. UK teachers and heritage groups: We are very keen to connect with anyone else exploring how ‘Mutiny’ can inspire and/or bring to life lesson plans and interpretation linking uncomfortable (national) history and modern identity and diversity –...

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Turning Point: Sweet Patootee Arts’ R&D project Supported by Arts Council England

30.01.2019

Update – 30thJan. 2019 Small cheer, huge congratulations and many thanks. We can proudly announce the successful completion of principle photography for Turning Point’s r&d – our dramatic performances featuring two remarkable talents Veronica Beatrice Lewis, and, Ashley Gayle.  “Being a Black woman in a rehearsal space can be a hard, competitive and silencing place...

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