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UK/AU Digital Season

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Sydney Opera House and The British Council present an invigorating season of new digital performances by artists and arts organisations from across the UK, exploring the question ‘Who Are We Now?’. Tackling themes of identity and community, the UK/Australia Digital Season provides a unique insight into the ways in which artists are responding to unprecedented global challenges. Available to watch for free on Stream, the season will feature new works from diverse voices across a range of artforms and formats.

This Summer, the UK/Australia Digital Season will feature the following titles, with more to be announced across the season in 2022.

Supported by the UK/Australia Season Patrons Board, the British Council and the Australian Government as part of the UK/Australia Season.

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mandla rae: as british as a watermelon

Weaving poetry and storytelling with destruction and colourful chaos, join Mandla as they rise from the dead and reclaim their misplaced power.

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Boy Blue: R.E.B.E.L.

A rallying call for solidarity in action featuring and created with young London Dancers unable to vote in the EU referendum.

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Mind The Gap: A Little Space

Devised and performed by five artists with learning disabilities, explore connection and disconnection, whether through choice or isolation.

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Corey Baker: Swan Lake Bath Ballet

Set to Tchaikovsky's famous swan theme, 27 elite ballet dancers perform a modern-day Swan Lake from their own home (filled) baths. 

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Rachel Bagshaw & China Plate: Where I Go (When I Can’t Be Where I Am)

What must it be like to live with a pain so intense that you can not only feel it, but hear it and see it? A short film about love, isolation and living with chronic pain.

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National Theatre of Scotland: Adam

Adam tells the remarkable story of a young trans man and his struggle across genders and borders to be himself.

Available until 7 March

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On Par/Mr & Mrs Clark: Louder Is Not Always Clearer

The show is accessible to D/deaf, hard of hearing and hearing audiences through the use of English, British Sign language and creative captions.

For hearing viewers, it's an illuminating and emotional experience. For deaf viewers, it's a familiar tale of misunderstanding and isolation.

Available until 31 March

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