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Daniel, Vanessa, Kieran & Nadine ThePalaceOfTheDogs advocates art to marginalised and under-privileged communities. Redirecting the purpose of art within our society to guide conversations that will empower the voiceless. 

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SPOTLIGHT: EP1 Hub&Culture

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | March 29, 2019

Spotlight is a segment dedicated to promoting creative businesses and collectives, founded by People Of Colour, as a resource for young aspiring artists. Our first interview is with Nana Evans of Hub&Culture. Hub&Culture, housing clothing designers from the Black Diaspora.

COUCH SERIES: Grace Acladna

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | February 15, 2019

‘Don’t give a crap about what anybody thinks, trust yourself and your perspective as an artist.’ – Grace Acladna.

Check out our interview with the singer/songwriter/producer ahead of the release of her new EP Phonophobia.

INDUSTRY MINDS: Daniel Bailey (Podcast)

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | February 1, 2019

Daniel Bailey speaks with Industry Minds about how the same issues that outrage us in our society and politics, are also reflected in the arts industry. Detailing how this structure can affect the mental health of BAME actors and how artistic representation can steer a narrative for marginalised communities.

VIDEO: Natalie May – Play My Game (acoustic)

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | January 30, 2019

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Natalie May’s acoustic version of her new single ‘Play My Game’. Visual by @JustBailey for @ThePalaceOfTheDogs.

EP.3 – Generation Expat

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | October 19, 2018

In this Episode of Generation Expat we speak to the Panel about being black under the white gaze. Maisey Bawden tells of her experience of being mixed race and her identity crisis caused by casting directors telling her she isn’t black enough; While the rest of the panel […]

EP.2: GENERATION EXPAT – (Black Theatre Talks)

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | October 12, 2018

After the feedback that I’ve received from my peers, regarding the Ep.1; Many have expressed their disappointment at the lack of response from our white counterparts in the industry. There was an expectation that this would open a forum and expose our conversations candidly, giving education and insight […]

EP.1: GENERATION EXPAT – (Black Theatre Talks)

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | October 4, 2018

With our first event, ‘Generation Expat’, we endeavoured to highlight and connect inter-generationally the experience of black theatre in Britain, by mediating a conversation between black/dual heritage artists in the industry. In todays episode we speak with Sharon D Clarke, Gloria Onitiri and Cedric Neal about the progression […]

EVENT: GENERATION EXPAT – Black Theatre Talk.

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | September 20, 2018

Generation Expat: Black Theatre Talks. ThePalaceOfTheDogs Presents its first panel event celebrating and debating the Black Theatre Experience. Guests Include Sharon D Clarke, Cedric Neal, Gloria Onitiri, Brenda Edwards, Ibinabo Jack, Dex Lee, Idris Kargbo and Maisey Bawden. Hosted by Vanessa Fisher. @Urdang Academy on the 30th of […]

BOOKSLAM: The Last Children Of Tokyo by Yoko Tawada

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | September 13, 2018

With summer ending turn some autumn leaves with Yoko Tawada – Review by @Panoptistry.

BENCHED EP.3: Citizen Limbo

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | September 5, 2018

There are approximately 120,000 young people in the uk without citizenship or secured status; 65,000 of these young people were born in the UK. We speak to a young creative who, born here, but hung in this purgatory of ‘Citizen Limbo’.