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DIGITAL SQUAD – A DIGITAL ARTS HUB BY NORTHERN BROADSIDES

Welcome to our brand new digital arts hub; a space where art and theatre continues to be made throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. Below you will find short videos created by Northern playwrights, theatre makers and our Quality Street acting company, that respond to the global crisis we are living through. 

LATEST VIDEOS

HON3Y92

by Millie Gaston

Alice escapes the isolation of lockdown by creating a new online identity but finds she loses herself to the digital world. Has social media aided you throughout lockdown or heightened your feeling of isolation? Join the conversation #digitalsquad

YOU ALRIGHT?

by Jim English of the Quality Street Company

A series of conversations from Tom’s lockdown.

FROM ME TO YOU, TILL THEN

by John Gully of the Quality Street Company

An Actor in lockdown.

TIME

by Gabriel Paul of the Quality Street Company

A man ponders on what’s important to him at a time of uncertainty.

DISTANCE

by Louisa-May Parker of the Quality Street Company

Me, my husband and the voices that are getting us through. A docu-film exploring patience, Lego and love in the time of Corona.

DASH CAM

by Dario Coates of the Quality Street Company

Whilst waiting for a customer, Matt questions his value as a ‘Key Worker’.

UPROOTED

by Alicia McKenzie of the Quality Street Company

A woman recounts her mother’s stories about her life in Jamaica and her immigration to the North of England in the late 60s.

ONLY CONNECT

by Claire Hackett of the Quality Street Company

In a series of amusing and touching snapshots, a grandmother tries to connect with her daughter.
This short piece touches on a very human subject matter in a time when connection is more necessary than ever.

SLOW

by Sophie Mercell of the Quality Street Company

A short hopeful film about taking inspiration from the nature around us, and using this time to reset the speed in which we live our lives. 

We'd love to know your thoughts!

We’d love to hear your feedback on this digital project and to know a little more about you, as our valued audience member. 

As a thank you...

To allow us to continue producing work with the very best Northern writing and acting talent, amidst the closure of all UK theatres, we are very grateful for any donations. Anything you can give is very much appreciated.