Rita, Sue and Bob Too Post-show Panellists
The Authentic Voice Panellists
Stacey Gregg is a writer, performer and director. She is currently developing three original TV shows and a stage show with Clean Break. Her work for the Royal Court includes: Lights Out and Nod If You Can Hear Me. Other theatre credits include: Josephine K (Abbey, Dublin); Scorch (Prime Cut); Cheer Up Kessy (MAC, Belfast). Her screen credits include: Riviera, The Frankenstein Chronicles, Raw.
Priyesh Mistry is Assistant Curator, International Art at Tate Modern working on South Asia acquisitions as well as the exhibition programme. He recently helped realise the exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power and is currently working on a retrospective of Anni Albers. Other projects at Tate include: The Unilever Series: Tino Sehgal 2012, Klein Moriyama, Ibrahim El Salahi, and Paul Klee. Last year, he curated a commission by Mitra Tabrizian for Art on the Underground.
Hassan Mahamdallie is a specialist in diversity and equality in the arts. He has worked as an actor, writer, devisor, director, campaigning journalist and arts-in-education worker. As a senior diversity officer for Arts Council England he was charged with drawing up and implementing ACE’s national Race Equality Schemes; he was Director of the Muslim Institute (2013-2017) and now serves as Creative Consultant; he is a founder member of the campaigning organisation Unite Against Fascism and artistic lead on performance project Loyal Enemy.
Maa-Yarkor Addo is a theatre maker, director and facilitator with a commitment to making work that shares the stories of those who often go unheard and encourages activism. She has worked with various theatre companies including Clean Break, Blue Elephant, Extant and Chickenshed. She trained in Community Theatre at East 15 and is currently resident director at Company Three.
The Big Idea: The Life and Work of Andrea Dunbar Panellists
Clio Barnard is a writer and director. Her first feature-length documentary film The Arbor, about Andrea Dunbar, received The Douglas Hickox Award at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), Best Screenplay at the Evening Standard British Film Awards, Best British Newcomer at the BFI London Film Festival, Best New Documentary Filmmaker at Tribeca and The Grierson Award for Best Cinema Documentary. Other features include: recently-completed Dark River and The Selfish Giant (winner of the Europa Cinema Label’s Best European Film).
Adelle Stripe is a writer. Her debut novel Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile, inspired by the life and work of Andrea Dunbar, received the K Blundell Trust Award for Fiction and was shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize. Adelle is the author of three collections of poetry and is a visiting lecturer in Creative Writing at Leeds Trinity University.