Persephone Sextou secures BBC Children in Need grant

Theatre for Children in Hospital: The Gift of Compassion by Persephone Sextou is the first work devoted to exploring the impact of theatrical experience on children’s perception of illness and wellbeing in clinical environments. At its core is an arts-based research project by Newman University's Community & Applied Drama Lab (CADLab) on the role of beside theatre performance in children's recovery. 

Intellect are delighted to announce that CADLab has secured a three-year £49,349 grant from BBC Children in Need to develop its work in local hospitals. The project will start in 2016, in the West Midlands, before being rolled out to hospitals and schools in partnership with NHS Trusts and the Local Educational Authorities across the UK.

To find out more, see the following links:
Newman University CADLab awarded BBC Children in Need grant
Dr. Persephone Sextou helps secure Children in Need grant
International Health Humanities network - Persephone Sextou

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