Inclusive Theatre Production Collaborating with USW Students and 3 Local Special School

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ITV Wales News (TV) piece celebrating collabroation between Hijinx Inclusive Theatre Company, BA(Hons) Creative and Therapeutic Arts at the University of South Wales and participation from pupils from 3 local special schools. This project was funded by the Arts Council of Wales and culminated in a public facing theatre production and exhibition of art works at Wales Millennium Centre.

Interview with USW Course Leader, Beth Pickard; Hijinx Outreach Coordinator, Jon Kidd; and pupils from local special schools.

Period1 Dec 2017

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleSecond Star to the Right: Inclusive theatre production updates the Peter Pan story with a diverse cast
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletITV Wales News
    Media typeTelevision
    Duration/Length/Size1 minute 50 second news piece
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionA theatre production featuring a cast of disabled and non-disabled actors is on show at the Wales Millennium Centre.

    'Second Star from the Right', produced by Hijinx Theatre's Odyssey community group, is a continuation of Peter Pan.

    Children with disabilities from local schools have played a big part in bringing the show to life.
    Producer/AuthorMike Griffiths
    PersonsBeth Pickard


TitleSecond Star to the Right
LocationWales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay, United Kingdom
Period28 Nov 2017 → 12 Dec 2017


  • inclusive theatre
  • collaboration
  • participatory arts
  • exhibition
  • inclusive arts
  • special education