A dif­fi­cult watch from Ken Loach

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Wow -

Tonight, Peter­bor­ough Arts Cin­ema is show­ing I, Daniel Blake - Ken Loach’s com­pelling and sear­ing com­men­tary on­those­caugh­tin the de­spair of the wel­fare bu­reau­cracy. A more di­ver­gent per­spec­tive than that por­trayed by Ben­e­fits Street. In con­junc­tion with the Peter­bor­ough Soup Kitchen, au­di­ence mem­bers ar­easked­to­takea­lon­gan­item from the list be­low, which the team­be­hindtheSoupKitchen will then dis­trib­ute to peo­ple in need.

Tinned corned beef/ham, tinned fruit, tinned cus­tard, cof­fee, drink­ing cho­co­late, cakes/bis­cuits, sweets/cho­co­late.

If you can’t get along to the JohnClare The­atre at 7.30pm, here’s alink to the SoupKitchen web­site www.pe­ter­bor­ough­soup­kitchen.org.uk/ A six-week pro­gramme of one-off work­shops with highly skilled pro­fes­sion­als cov­er­ing ev­ery­thing from break­danc­ing and ac­ro­bat­ics to modern dance is com­ing to Peter­bor­ough.

These two-hour Sun­day ses­sions at the Key The­atre are avail­able to any­one aged 16+ with com­pa­nies such as Acro­jou, TrashDollys and Crim­son & the Rovers.

Af­ter an im­pres­sive per­for­mance at Peter­bor­ough’s Arts Fes­ti­val in 2015, Acro­jou will be in res­i­dence for two weeks at the Key The­atre de­vel­op­ing their piece Ves­sel which is due to be staged in Sum­mer 2017.

Ben­jamin Shep­herd and Katie Web­ster, who form Crim­son & the Rovers, are also part of South­paw Dance Com­pany, who per­formed their pro­duc­tion of Faust at this year’s Key Feste.

Jan­uary 15, 11am – 1pm, join founder of TrashDollys Dance The­atre Sam Amos, whosedances­tyle stems­from hip hop and break­ing. Work­ing with con­trolled yet fluid move­ments Sam brings el­e­ments from his for­mer dance roots to con­tem­po­rary dance chore­og­ra­phy. Learn how to achieve­his­tech­nique­sand­de­velop your own dance skills.

Jan­uary 22 and Fe­bru­ary 19, 11am – 1pm - it is the turn of the artis­tic Di­rec­tor of Base Dance, a dou­ble world record break­ing in­no­va­tive per­for­mance­com­pa­ny­which per­forms across the UK. Base Dance’s chore­og­ra­phy fuses con­tem­po­rary, ur­ban and phys­i­cal the­atre styles with ad­vanced con­tact workcre­at­ing highly en­er­getic and­pow­er­ful per­for­mances.

JoinDic­con­tofind­outhow you can adopt his style to in­spirey­ourown­per­for­mances.

Jan­uary 29, 11am – 1pm, as part of their res­i­dency at the Key, Acro­jou will be lead­ing a con­tem­po­rary dance work­shop.

Blend­ing phys­i­cal the­atre, ac­ro­bat­ic­sand­dance, Acro­jou per­for­mances have a unique style which de­liv­ers stun­ning vi­su­als and grip­ping nar­ra­tives. Learn the se­crets be­hind their work in this 2 hour work­shop.

Fe­bru­ary 5 and 15, 11am – 1pm, thet­wo­piecedance­com­pany, Crim­so­nandtheRovers fuset­wopo­larop­po­sitestyles, break­ing and con­tem­po­rary dance. With both chore­og­ra­phers trained in dif­fer­ent back­grounds, their per­form- an­ces find an artis­tic mid­dle ground­tode­liv­eradis­tinc­tive style.

Fol­low Ben­jamin Shep­heard and Katie Web­ster’s style in this in­no­va­tive work­shop.

Tick­ets are £4 each and are avail­able to book on­line at www.vi­vac­ity-peter­bor­ough.com or by call­ing the Key The­atre Box Of­fice on 01733 207239.

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