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31 January 2017
Features

Writing for Calais

By Maddy Costa

After two decades of writing about performance, Maddy Costa is taking a frightening leap into writing for the stage. She explains why Crew For Calais’s work inspired her to tell the stories of last year’s chaotic refugee camp clearances.








24 October 2016
Features

Shon Dale-Jones: “Most people are brilliant when you start asking.”

By Maddy Costa

“You just do what you can, and don’t be overwhelmed by how enormous the scale of things is” – as right-wing extremism grows and the refugee crisis worsens, Shon Dale-Jones is touring The Duke, a storytelling piece that hinges on a china figurine. Here, Maddy Costa talks to him about fundraising through performance, poverty, and making work with a social purpose.