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The Swallow Q&A livestream: What happens when the playwright Skypes in from Madrid?

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Another post-show Q&A first for me. Due to a last-minute scheduling conflict, Spanish playwright Guillem Clua had to cancel his flight to London to attend his acclaimed two-hander THE SWALLOW at the Cervantes Theatre this week, but he desperately wanted to take part in the post-show discussion on Tuesday night – so the game team at the Cervantes slung up a big screen onstage and Guillem Skyped in from Madrid.






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Rasheeda Speaking Q&A livestream: How we talk to & about ‘other’ people isn’t black & white

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What a provocative play and post-show discussion! Are we all racist? How different are racial relations in 21st-century America versus Britain? How do we get more unheard voices onstage? Can white men tell valid stories about minority groups? Should they?