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Where The Lines Are Drawn

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Bathway Theatre

The Old Baths

Bathway, Woolwich

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SE18 6QX

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We are excited to invite all professoinals working in Royal Greenwich to a preview of Little Fish Theatre's new production: WHERE THE LINES ARE DRAWN. This production has been commissioned for Hate Crime Awareness Week 2017, with the aim that it will be made accessible to a number of secondary schools in the borough in due course.

Where The Lines Are Drawn is a new play written by Suha Al-Khayyat (Viralize, Jaded, Kiss & Tell) exploring the beliefs and emotions behind identity-based name calling and violent abuse. The story follows two South London families and shows the impact of hate crime on young people with disability, non-Christian religious background and from the LBGT+ community. When Amina’s family moves into the area, it doesn’t take long before she finds a new best friend in Megan. Despite their differences in upbringing, they are surprised by how much they have in common. An offensive online post, however, tests their relationship, causing events to spiral out of control. Meanwhile Samir and Neil experience a friendship that quickly turns to bullying on the football pitch where every day homophobia is still are considered ‘banter’ by some and disability is belittled on a daily basis.

Where The Lines Are Drawn illustrates the motivations behind such attacks and the confused attitudes and beliefs that try to justify perpetrator’s actions. The performance is followed by a workshop facilitated by the actors which discusses how cyber bullying can escalate into violence, how laws protect victims of hate crime and what happens to perpetrators when they are prosecuted.

18:00 Drinks Reception

18:30 Play Starts

Tickets are FREE, but are limited, so please ensure you book yours now! Tickets include a complimentary drink. Ticketholders must be 18 years old+.

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience a production that aims to tackle the important and pressing issue of hate crime, in an engaging and interactive way. We look forward to welcoming you to WHERE THE LINES ARE DRAWN on Friday 20th October 2017.


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SE18 6QX

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