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Our new home...

We're pleased to announce that we've now become Middle Child's first ever company-in-residence.


We'll now work from Middle Child’s home, Darley’s, on Porter Street. 


Darley’s, a former pub on the Thornton Estate, is now a creative hub for theatre makers in Hull, as well as the home of Middle Child.


The building features rehearsal and meeting rooms, hot desking facilities and a free theatre library, open to all residents of Hull, that also doubles up as a small performance space. 


We took up residence earlier in the summer and have already begun using Darley’s to develop a new musical about climate change, coming in 2020.


Silent Uproar artistic director, Alex Mitchell, said: “We are thrilled to become Middle Child’s resident company. 


“The Middle Child team have always given Silent Uproar so much support over the years and we have always looked up to them like a big sister or brother. 


“We are really chuffed about getting to work in the same building as a company that is both inspiring and kind in equal measures.”


Middle Child artistic director, Paul Smith, said:

“We’re delighted to have Silent Uproar join us at Darley’s and to be able to provide them with a space to continue making excellent theatre.

Artist development is a huge part of our work and want this building to be a space that nurtures theatre makers in the city, with more and more writers, directors and performers using the facilities all the time.”


Paul Smith added: “None of this would be possible without the support of Goodwin Development Trust, who invited us into Darley’s eight years ago and continue to let us make the most of this fantastic building for artists in Hull.”


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