News Archives: March, 2011

Tinderbox Writers Win Major Awards

Posted on 28 March 2011 in Dramaturgy Tinderbox Theatre Company achieved unprecedented success when both Jimmy McAleavey and David Ireland won Stewart Parker Trust Awards at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Jimmy McAleavey was awarded the New Playwright Bursary, while David Ireland won the BBC Radio Drama Award. This is the first time that any theatre company has claimed both major awards in one year. Click on post for more information

RJ’s Leaving Day performs at Stormont

Posted on 16 March 2011 in Outreach RJ's Leaving Day, recently performed at the Baby Grand, Grand Opera House, Belfast, will be performing in the Long Gallery, Stormont on Monday 21st March. Entirely written by its young cast of performers, with expert guidance from Tinderbox Theatre Company’s Outreach Director Ciaran McQuillan, RJ’s Leaving Day dramatises the frustrations felt by young people at their lack of a role in society and how little say they have in the decisions that affect their lives. The project is the culmination of nine months work between Tinderbox, the Children’s Law Centre and community groups across Belfast. For more information click on this post.