“Inspiring Artists?”

Suzanne Lofthus, Cutting Edge Theatre I was already doing passion plays, and had contacted Jeremy to look at the possibility of working together. As we talked, I was inspired by the radical approach he had and that challenged me to take more risks in my work. I was then asked to go into Angola prison in Louisiana... Continue Reading →

LIMBOLAND – FILM & EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Limboland:  3 year education programme funded by the Danish Government Departments of Education and Integration. The programme was based upon using a documentary filmed during the making of Limboland that was shown to second generation immigrant teenagers in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, and formed the basis for a discussion with the cast of Limboland,... Continue Reading →

Writer / Director residency, NHS – Local Communities and Minority Groups – Jan 2017 to march 2018 and beyond

Great News! Jeremy Weller has been  commissioned as a writer-director to develop a performance involving local communities around Little France and NHS staff including all levels of staff from doctors to cleaning staff. He could also make a film about the process. A little bit about the residency: Currently under construction at Little France on... Continue Reading →

Lost boy found – Doubting Thomas

Doubting Thomas, the play that tells the story of Thomas ‘Tosh’ McCrudden, has been the talk of the Edinburgh Fringe. Pamela Morrison went on a journey with this ‘lost boy’ to experience a powerful tale of reintegration, responsibility and redemption. As a new member of the CYCJ practice team I am keen to get out and about and learn... Continue Reading →

Sarah Kane on Mad by Jeremy Weller

"I’ve seen one piece of theatre that changed my life – Jeremy Weller’s Mad. It changed my life because it changed me – the way I think, the way I behave or try to behave. If theatre can change lives, then by implication it can change society"

Stories Change Lives -Feras

Sharing Stories ,  Sharing Lives … "What is love? Love is an expression, an emotion I don’t know about...whatever it is. I ask people what is love and no-one comes with a good enough answer... " Cast member of The Young Foolish Man. Drifting around London, fending for himself. Never had a stable home. An amazing... Continue Reading →

Mark Linder about Jeremy Weller

What Weller can do, as an artist in the “social inclusion” space, is create dramatic engagements around the concepts he is addressing. His work is based on the legitimacy of “front-line” work with the parties in the intimate social process. His drama always has a basis. He develops his insight by going where others cannot,... Continue Reading →

Limboland

Can those we see as other find a place, a home amongst us? Can they live at peace with us, and with themselves? This is the question that confronts a group of second generation immigrants in Jeremy Weller's controversial new film, LIMBOLAND. A group of young, non-professional actors tell the story of their struggle to... Continue Reading →

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