Author Archives: Ian_henery

Wolverhampton’s radio station boosts its Board

The only radio station dedicated to serving Wolverhampton has welcomed a new member to its Board of Directors. WCR FM, which broadcasts on 101.8FM and online at http://www.wcrfm.com/, has recently moved into new studios at Mander House in the city centre as it expands its operations. And it’s now growing further with the addition of […]

Review: Ian Henery’s “Chinese Labour Corps”

Please note performances of Chinese Labour Corps have now ended. Chinese labourers were treated badly during the First World War but it’s difficult to think of any group that wasn’t, including the British Tommy. That is true, but equally true is that some were treated worse than others. On this Ian Henery and the Blue Orange Theatre’s […]

Local Poet & Playwright with SOLD OUT play on Eve of Commonwealth Games

The play, “Coming to Birmingham: Making of a Modern City”, written by Ian Henery, celebrates our diversity and inclusivity on the Eve of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.  An excerpt from the play will be performed at the National trust`s Back-to-Backs in Hurst Street in the Chinese Quarter of Birmingham on 25th July. The performance […]

Local Playwright To feature At Lichfield Arts Fuse Festival With Play About Birmingham

A local poet and playwright is to appear at the Lichfield Arts Fuse Festival on Sunday 10th July with words he wrote about Birmingham.  The play, “Coming To Birmingham: Making Of a Modern City”, has been in script development since April and has already appeared in the Walsall Festival of Words, Radio Public Festival and […]

New play on eve of Commonwealth Games

A new play is  to be performed at the National Trust’s Back-to-Backs in the Chinese Quarter of Birmingham on the eve of the Commonwealth Games. The play, Coming to Birmingham:  Making of a Modern City, is written by local poet and playwright Ian Henery and celebrates diversity and inclusivity in Birmingham. “The play has a cast […]

New Play Celebrating Chinese Heritage On Eve Of Commonwealth Games

The play, written by local poet and playwright Ian Henery, has been in script development since April and featured in 4 festivals including the Black Country Festival earlier this month. “We have a fantastic cast of actors of Chinese heritage, “ explained Ian Henery, “and they have worked extremely hard to bring this project to […]

New Play For Birmingham On Eve Of Commonwealth Games

A new play, “Coming To Birmingham: Making Of A Modern City”, is to be performed at the National Trust’s Back-to-Backs in the Chinese Quarter of Birmingham on the eve of the Commonwealth Games. The play celebrates Birmingham’s diversity and inclusivity. The play, written by local poet and playwright Ian Henery, deals with two families from the […]

Walsall Poet & Playwright With New Play For Commonwealth Games

A poet and playwright from Walsall is to feature in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham  with a play that premiered last month during the Walsall Festival of Words. Ian Henery (pictured performing  at the Black Country Festival  with actors Chi Lam, Angela Huang, Cindy Millman and Kim Lam) will feature at the National Trust`s […]

Local Poet Commissioned For Wreath Of Remembrance Of Hope & Healing

A local poet, who performs with collective Poets Against Racism, has been commissioned to write a poem for the inaugural ceremony of the SuCoTeTo Wreath of Remembrance, Hope & Healing on Sunday 24th July.   Ian Henery. who has performed with Poets Against Racism 3 times at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival, including in the Arena Theatre, has […]

Local Playwright To feature At Lichfield Arts Fuse Festival With Play About Birmingham

A local poet and playwright is to appear at the Lichfield Arts Fuse Festival on Sunday 10th July with words he wrote about Birmingham.  The play, “Coming To Birmingham: Making Of a Modern City”, has been in script development since April and has already appeared in the Walsall Festival of Words, Radio Public Festival and […]