Andy Field & Beckie Darlington: News News News

Date:Sat 16 Mar

This is the news. This is what’s happening. We have our eyes on the city and our fingers on the pulse. In frightening times we are here to reassure you, through the good news and the bad, a friendly face at the end of the day, a voice in which you can trust. Coming live and uninterrupted from the theatre to an audience of potentially billions.

News News News is a television news show made by children for adults, recorded in front of a studio audience and broadcast live on the internet. Working with artists Andy Field and Beckie Darlington, children from Ridgefield Primary School will present bulletins from the city, offering a distinctive look at what’s going on right here and right now.

At a time when there is more news than there has ever been and yet our trust in journalists is at an all-time low, what is the purpose of news and how does it shape the way we see the world around us? And how might children teach us to look again at the place we live and the stories that are told about it?

Tickets are free but you do need to book in advance.

Commissioned by Cambridge Junction and Norfolk and Norwich Festival. Supported by Arts Council England, the Stobbs New Ideas Fund and a Cambridge City Council Public Art Grant.


On Lookout:
Lookout is a warning and a challenge: a little thing that leaves big questions behind; an intimate encounter that manages to take in the entire city. (Matt Trueman, Whatsonstage)

Age: 11+

Duration: 60 mins

Tickets are free but you do need to book in advance.

Box office and bar open 1 hour beofre event start time.

Created by Andy Field & Beckie Darlington in collaboration with children from Ridgefield Primary School
Video Design by The Media Workshop
Visual Identity by Will Brady
Sound Design by Tom Parkinson
Dramaturgy by Sibylle Peters
Media Consultant India Rakusen