What does Brexit mean to you?
The Brexit vote was the single most significant event in UK politics since WW2. Headlong and the Guardian have joined forces to explore the temperature of the country. In a series of short films, leading theatre voices reveal individual stories in a divided Britain.
This major new series of online dramas stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Penelope Wilton, Meera Syal, Steffan Rhodri, Bronagh Gallagher, Dean Fagan, Nasser Memarzia, Scott Reid and Joanna Scanlan.
All films can be viewed on the Guardian Website
BURN by James Graham, Starring Joanna Scanlan, Directed by Amy Hodge https://www.theguardian.com/stage/ng-interactive/2017/jun/26/brexit-shorts-burn-by-james-graham-starring-joanna-scanlan-video
GO HOME by Charlene James, Starring Dean Fagan, Directed by Amy Hodge https://www.theguardian.com/stage/ng-interactive/2017/jun/19/go-home-brexit-shorts-charlene-james-dean-fagan
PERMANENT SUNSHINE by A L Kennedy, Starring Scott Reid, Directed by Amy Hodge https://www.theguardian.com/stage/ng-interactive/2017/jun/19/brexit-shorts-permanent-sunshine-al-kennedy-scott-reid-video
YA MA’S A HARD BREXIT by Stacey Gregg, Starring Bronagh Gallagher, Directed by Amy Hodge https://www.theguardian.com/stage/ng-interactive/2017/jun/19/brexit-shorts-your-mas-a-hard-brexit-stacey-gregg-bronagh-gallagher-video
Amy Exec Produced the remaining films in the series
Featured at the ICA as part of the LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2018
Some say the City is still a man’s world. In Boys Will Be Boys the players are all women.
Astrid Wentworth is ruthless. If there
is a special hell for women who don’t help each other, Astrid’s got the top table reserved and a martini waiting.
But, when the young and ambitious Priya applies for a junior position on the trading floor, Astrid recognises something in her and decides to give her a go. After all, what’s gender got to do with it?
“What do you say? When someone tells you you’ve sold your soul?”
“I say it’s mine to sell. And the devil knows how to dance.”
The Bush Theatre and Headlong take over the iconic Bush Hall for an exhilarating night out featuring cabaret music and performed by an all-female cast.
BOYS WIL BE BOYS
Written by Melissa Bubnic
Directed by Amy Hodge
Designed by Jo Scotcher
Lighting Design by Lee Curran
Sound Design by Emma Laxton
Composer James Fortune
Movement Director Sarah Dowling
Pianist Jennifer Whyte
Casting Lotte Hines
Fight Director Ruth Cooper-Brown of Rc-Annie Ltd
Cast: Kirsty Bushell, Ellora Torchia, Helen Schlesinger, Emily Barber, and Chipo Chung
Mouth That Roars
Amy has worked extensively for MTR, making films as a facilitator director. This work has taken her across the country, to Greece, the Atlas Mountains in Morocco and the West Bank in Palestine. Her films have won numerous awards
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Amy has worked extensively for among others Synergy Theatre Project.
She has led course on playwriting at Feltham, Brixton, Pentonville, Holloway HMPs.
On behalf of the West Yorkshire Playhouse Amy was Resident at Newhall HMP for 6 months where she devised and directed two pieces of theatre with inmates.
Amy has facilitated workshops for many education departments within the theatre sector including The National Theatre, The Almeida and The Orange Tree.
She is also a school governor at her local primary school.
Two friends, talking (and singing) about what happens when we die, how we think about dying, and most importantly, how some of us might be brought back…
Written and Performed by Jon Spooner and Chris Thorpe
Directed by Amy Hodge
Designed by takis
Lighting Design by Katherine Williams
Sound Design by Pete Malkin
Created in consultation with Dr Andy Lockey