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Guantanamo Boy without border

Review: Guantanamo Boy, What’sOnSt...

This is intimate, almost televisual theatre and Khela is good as the distraught, anguished, terrified Khalid.

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Khalid (Antonio Khela) confronted by guard, Wade (Edward Nkom) - Half Moon presents Guantanamo Boy, a Brolly production

Review: Guantanamo Boy, The Wharf

It's a sobering thought that the youngest members of the audience for Guantanamo Boy were not even born when the US dete…

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Khalid (Antonio Khela) playing computer games - Half Moon presents Guantanamo Boy, a Brolly production

Review: Guantanamo Boy, Childrens Theatr...

'...this play needs to be seen.'

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Charity Bank, Half Moon Theatre's

Video: Charity Bank visit to Half Moon

On Thu 17 Oct, ethical bank, Charity Bank paid a visit to Half Moon to see the work we do and how their loan has enabled…

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New show added to season!

Due to demand from local primary schools, we’ve added some performances of How High? – our magical show for…

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Recipe Toffee Apple Muffins at Half Moon by Sylvia Pearson

Recipe: Toffee Apple Muffins

Toffee apple muffins - Tasty, easy to make and perfect for cooking with kids, these muffins are a delicious way to use u…

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Half Moon Theatre audience watching a play in Limehouse, East London

Children’s theatre matters –...

In the last week there have been articles by two of the top supporters of theatre for young audiences – Lyn Gardne…

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Family Arts Festival at Half Moon

Family Arts Festival 2013

Whether your half term has started or you have to wait a few more days, the Family Arts Festival has hundreds of terrifi…

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Half Term Activities in Tower Hamlets

Twenty four organisations in Half Moon’s home borough of Tower Hamlets have been contracted by the council’s Int…

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David Mott, Site Manager and Chris Elwell, Half Moon Director

Half Moon renovation – Up the scaf...

On Wednesday 9 October, Director, Chris Elwell took a trip up the extensive scaffolding surrounding the building with Da…

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Half Moon Road Safety

Half Moon tour for Road Safety Week

We are pleased to announce a second tour of our forum theatre piece, More Important Things, to all Tower Hamlets seconda…

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Children playing at Half Moon gallery exhibition opening

Photos: Book Signings

Illustrator David Tazzyman and author Julia Jarman both attended Half Moon last week to sign books for our audiences. On…

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