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iAm 4.0

  Our new show iAm is going well, check out the great reviews: 'Like that old bonding game Twister but with a modern technology and social twist ' green light, Traffic Light Reviews 'A living game that really brings audiences to life' as featured on BBC London radio 'Won't spoil the plot, but is a nice bit of sci fi involving ... More

Family Stories Showcase & Awards

18th July 2017 Last week on Tuesday, we had our final FFA workshop and showing before we break for summer. We can’t say enough how proud we are of the young people this block. They have done extraordinary work, despite dealing with the local tragedy at Grenfell. We could not be more pleased and thrilled by how much they’ve grown and how much ... More

Catching up on Far Far Away

Well, well, well...The spring and summer terms have seen us very busy here at the Far Far Away programme at SPID. We closed off last block with a showing of the film we created All About Us: A Far Far Away Film Workshop, which you can view now on our website. The young people had a lot of fun filming, learning what and who you need to film & learning ... More

Grenfell Matters

An afternoon of talks, entertainment and refreshments to support those affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy WHAT: SPID’s interactive theatre show iAm 4.0 at 5pm; food, drink, film & speeches until 9pm WHERE: at Grenfell neighbours’ The Playground Theatre, Unit 8, Latimer Road, W10 6RQ WHEN: 5pm Sunday July 9 HOW: book for the show and/or full ... More

All About Us – Far Far Away

Last block, our FFA young people created a promotional video about our Far Far Away workshops, how much fun they have, and what they learn! In turn, they learned the basics of film-making & editing, and had a blast while doing it! Check out how it all came together below! More

Aged 13-25? Want to perform, design or produce a show? Sign up now!!!

It's been a truly fascinating and exciting journey on the Reimagining Goldfinger project so far and we are now in the middle of our final block of workshops which will see young participants create a tour performance of the Cheltenham estate. In doing so, participants will work alongside industry professionals and learn to develop their acting, performance, ... More

Workshop: 21/02/17

written by workshop assistant: Bella Norman This week at SPID we continued filming properly for our documentary! We started off with a game of Chinese Whispers… Did you know that unicorns are real? Anyway, the children worked with light, sound and the camera while the others were being interviewed. Everyone was part of the experience. They also learned ... More

Sarah’s Jack Petchey trip: KidZania, 14th February 2017

  Our most recent Jack Petchey winner, Sarah chose to take the group to KidZania for an afternoon. This is the second time we’ve been to KidZania as a group, and the young people always enjoy their time their when we go. KidZania is an adventure park, where the young people can explore what it’s like to be a grown up. The young people enter a ‘kid ... More

Workshop: 07/02/17

This week at Spid's Tuesday session, the children continued to develop their confidence in front of the camera. To start with, we played a one word story game! It involved the likes of a crocodile, flamingo and a unicorn, wow...! The children then split into three groups, two were working on developing their confidence in front of the camera through a ... More

Ivy Review, Alba Writes

IVY REVIEW December 2016 Spid theatre/Southwark Playhouse Helena Thompson, the Artistic Director of SPID theatre has written a number of highly acclaimed plays, as well as short films. Namely; Sixteen, Childsplay and Arthur’s world. Her pieces consistently transport the audience to new and unexpected worlds. That’s why, on a cold ... More