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Hull Truck Theatre’s Live Screening of Peter Pan shows positive impact of the arts on the wellbeing of Care Home residents

Hull Truck Theatre’s Live Screening of Peter Pan shows positive impact of the arts on the wellbeing of Care Home residents

13 February 2020 Press release

On 23 December 2019 Hull Truck Theatre streamed the live performance of Peter Pan to patients and residents at Hull Royal Infirmary, Haworth Court Care Home and Alderson House Care Home. The aim of the project was to open up access to theatre to those who for health reasons could not physically attend a performance. In advance of the screening, the theatre also visited each venue, including the Elderly Care and Children’s Wards at HRI, to deliver storytelling and song sessions.

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Nicola Stephenson and Matthew Wilson to star in Hull Truck Theatre and Stephen Joseph Theatre’s co-production of TWO by Jim Cartwright

Nicola Stephenson and Matthew Wilson to star in Hull Truck Theatre and Stephen Joseph Theatre’s co-production of TWO by Jim Cartwright

4 February 2020 Press release

Pull up a stool and join the regulars amongst the humour and heartbreak that’s found at the bottom of a glass this March. Written by award-winning playwright Jim Cartwright (The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Road), two actors play 14 characters in this mesmerising, bittersweet comedy set in a Northern local. TWO is Hull Truck Theatre’s new co-production with Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough and assembles a stellar Creative Team and Cast.

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