Firebird at 25: portraits of the company by Paul Blakemore

Firebird Theatre are a company of sixteen disabled actors, ranging in age from 22 to 70. Their new show A Spark and a Beating Heart tells their stories, intertwined with the myth of the firebird.

Just after Christmas, we spent a day with Firebird and photographers Paul Blakemore and Jack Offord taking a series of portraits of this unique company. 

A Spark and a Beating Heart, 11-13 May Trinity Centre. Bristol.
£12/£8 conc (carers go free) All performances are BSL interpreted.
Buy tickets here.