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ON THE Barbican’s Nothing Concrete podcast, Chris Gunness speaks to Belarus Free Theatre co-Artistic Director Natalia Kaliada about Dogs of Europe (2020).

Dogs of Europe was recently performed in a secret location in Minsk ahead of its originally scheduled world premiere at the Barbican. Listen here.

Michael Clark Company’s Olivier Award-nominated to a simple, rock ‘n’ roll . . . song. (2016), filmed at the Barbican in 2017 is currently on BBC iPlayer for two months (from Thursday, April 9).

Boy Blue’s Emancipation of Expressionism (2013), directed by Danny Boyle and filmed at the Barbican (2017) and R.E.B.E.L (2018) filmed at MC Motors in Dalston, east London are both available on YouTube. The company has just launched new Emancipation of Expressionism GCSE resources to support students and teachers, available from the company’s website.

Cheek by Jowl’s The Winter’s Tale (filmed at the Barbican in 2017) and Measure for Measure (filmed at the Barbican in 2015) are both available on YouTube and until Monday, May 25. Measure for Measure is performed in Russian with English subtitles, and The Winter’s Tale is performed in English with Spanish, French and English subtitles available.

Availability of the BBC film of Breach’s It’s True, It’s True, It’s True: Artemisia on Trial, has been extended to Sunday, May 17. The theatrical production was scheduled to play in The Pit but was cancelled due to the closure. Watch here.

The Barbican is temporarily closed until further notice due to UK Government advice on Coronavirus/Covid-19. All events taking place until Tuesday, June 30, 2020 have now been cancelled or postponed. Everyone who has booked a ticket for a Barbican event during this period is eligible for a full refund. Information on how to claim this is published here. Anyone who has tickets up until the end of June has been contacted by the Box Office.

The Barbican is encouraging audiences to make a donation so it can keep investing in the artists and organisations with whom it works. Audiences are also being asked to consider donating to the Centre’s Resident and Associate companies to support them through these difficult times.