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AD & CEO of Battersea Arts Centre. These just my opinions, not BAC's. I'm mostly wrong about everything anyway.

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@mattgriff1968 No offence Matt but you're not the target demographic I am worrying about 👍Important and unmissable! https://t.co/587RLtPMu8
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @mrdavebyrne I'd really love that. And I do love frazzles. Point provenIf you really want to know what being in AD is like... It's lying awake at 1 am, understanding that the price of cr… https://t.co/KAeYzab5Lg @ArtyAbid For me, BAMER is absolutely one of the most horrible things in our linguistic currency
2/19
2020
Credit where it's due. Serious props to @ContactMcr and @graeae for their 'outstanding' diversity ratings. No surpr… https://t.co/kqnqTkBMnSThis is one of my all time fav live performance experiences. Should definitely go if you can/are close. https://t.co/vqORw5FXFG
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @allegra_galvin @mostin Bring David plsWhat @TarekIskander1 says👇 This was hands down the best show I saw last year. Tried so hard to get it to Bristol.… https://t.co/ejetMEQaGW
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderLook when in a year's time someone says to you - 'Wow did you see When It Breaks It Burns @battersea_arts ? ' and y… https://t.co/xHmNlaPbRZPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #18: Jo Mackie @jcmackie @jessiecath Best. News. Ever. x
2/18
2020
Agreed! @TarekIskander1 @LynetteLinton @eclipsetcl @amitdirects @raidenecarter @javaadalipoor @TalawaTheatreCohttps://t.co/7r9FLhWraZ
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander"Why spend so much time and energy keeping people out when it’s easier to spend that time and energy making ourselv… https://t.co/ykEd7EubNH
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderThis week's picks in @TheStage include Pass Over @KilnTheatre, When It Breaks It Burns @battersea_arts and… https://t.co/Lv9fMtV75v
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderProof you don't need to live in London to work @battersea_arts . So delighted to welcome @theoldcourts David Jenkin… https://t.co/hRCnRRvc0LIt's the final week of #Autoreverse! Don't miss out - we're sure you'll love it as much as these people did... https://t.co/g9uqQgMtTN
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderDefo worth catching this great show if you can https://t.co/C435eTktTm
2/17
2020
The arrival of coletiva ocupação and Storm Dennis in London! What a weekend! London get ready!… https://t.co/a1rI6lDJQs
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2/16
2020
@danaksegal @mrdavebyrne @Gilltopia @marcus_bernard @ChrisSonnex It can come across that way but am sure that's not… https://t.co/qqDo0nn3PpHave you seen this week's #LynsPicks? Everywoman @BunkerTheatreUK Pass Over @KilnTheatre When It Breaks It Burns… https://t.co/IAQzaPJQrM
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @mrdavebyrne @Gilltopia @marcus_bernard It was a conversation I had with the brilliant @ChrisSonnex the other day.… https://t.co/81vlEZH3HB @mrdavebyrne @Gilltopia @marcus_bernard I really agree David. At core I'm sure what we all feel that the job is mos… https://t.co/T6PgbAGDFO @marcus_bernard I started to write a 4 part blog to go much deeper for that reason. Wrote the first 2 on a train ri… https://t.co/qxLcceUwYd
2/15
2020
@deirdre_OH @bushtheatre @twilkeyway @DanielLBailey Man this looks great!How’s your #ValentinesDay going? https://t.co/NnEuj9zds7
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #17: Ellie Griffiths @EllieOilyCartSo excited for #WhenItBreaksItBurns to open here on Wednesday! https://t.co/gy2cHIX60H
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderI can't think of any reason why the @touretteshero methodology for #relaxed venues cannot be adopted everywhere. No… https://t.co/WyB1NcFw0V
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderTwittersphere! I need your help.  I'm looking for charities or cultural organisations who have fresh, radical & ef… https://t.co/Fkj91gt6Oz
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @bethanyhaynes Contact? xLadies and Gentlemen, on this #StValentinesDay I give you Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I will survive’ in the form of a Shakesp… https://t.co/pacg4FriGf
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2/14
2020
@nedglasier Harsh But fairGet to know @th_delferiere before he brings his radical, form-defying work to Battersea later this month with… https://t.co/xJYgltevmP
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderLive from São Paulo it’s the last rehearsal this side of the Atlantic before the London debut of… https://t.co/Ty4P3e198b
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderI said some words here about The Spirit @battersea_arts (Feb 26 -March 14) and about the great @th_delferiere and w… https://t.co/MbzSJCXsD9
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2/13
2020
REAL TALK now. I know you ❤️ the bunker & are sad that we're going. It would be real nice to see u come down for th… https://t.co/s6m8ArVrm7
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #16: Dan Barnard @dandbarnardLoved finally getting to meet @ChrisSonnex and seeing the shows at the amazing @BunkerTheatreUK. Wow the hype was justified
2/12
2020
@figsinwigs @ShoreditchTH Yup v good showCredit for a strong and appropriate response. Well done @The_Globe https://t.co/xq8DvTmOld
2/11
2020
Fantastic time to join ACE. New strategy. Next NPO decisions round the corner. A chance to have a big say in the fu… https://t.co/CTLt2OBZRa
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @emvarla Brilliant news"We want people to talk." It took Edinburgh by storm in 2018 - next month it's coming to Battersea. Make sure you d… https://t.co/4wbpWycy0v
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @fairpaylondon @improbable1 @battersea_arts Things you state as 'beliefs' are incorrect. I politely invited you to… https://t.co/T07Y5RD2Y9Brilliant way to start the week with another thoughtful review of #Autoreverse @battersea_arts #BACGoingGlobal 2 we… https://t.co/MxZQMj48BC
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @fairpaylondon @improbable1 @battersea_arts Thanks for the message. All our salaried staff are either at or above L… https://t.co/trTEQVvVYeLast week @TarekIskander1 took over @Run_Riot. Read on and find out how #BACGoingGlobal is sparking more coversatio… https://t.co/Bf24Vf7vLr
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderSome organisations are fake. They talk a good talk but behave awfully behind the scenes. @improbable1 are NOT that.… https://t.co/2Id2PFt3HRThe most moving thing about Friday's triple celebration for me was how many staff voluntarily stayed behind late to… https://t.co/hkNiru4BR5For clarity this list is simply a shout out for some incredible people I've met who would rarely make a Stage 100 l… https://t.co/yoCyGcv9of @amitdirects Unlike other lists this isn't in any specific order. Everyone's equally awesome 👍A crucial & influential job at a pivotal moment. Leading a fantastic London team. Please share. Come and join us… https://t.co/FNuuw6ybBd
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2/10
2020
@JECLeach @battersea_arts @oldvictheatre Brill @tomparkinson Economies of scale I guess 😏 @ScotteeIsFat All you need now are a free 15 hours to get this on GrantiumEndlessly flicking through YouTube and vimeo videos late last night made me realise that I have a middle aged body… https://t.co/csKOZe7JVf @kalsi_reena @battersea_arts @touretteshero And you were such a huge part of it x#REVIEW #Autoreverse #BACGoingGlobal @battersea_arts ★★★★★ - 'An emotional family story about memory and time.' https://t.co/QGmbiLT6ur
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @melissaFTW I got my first properly paid gig working for an arts organisation at the age of 41 @tomparkinson That's not nice Tom
2/9
2020
@Impact_Dance1 smashed it with Outrageous Behaviour @battersea_arts the last few days. No better way for us to open… https://t.co/kCI3njPxGsWhile @DandDUK is happening in @battersea_arts Grand Hall the remarkable and wonderful @BotisSeva is giving a (worl… https://t.co/nHlD20UpPPGod I just love the determined and fearless energy of @DandDUK @AislinnTO @TheatreCentre I so want to see this @KateCraddock Can't wait!This seems like a good moment for cultural sector to thank @touretteshero! Your idea of a #RelaxedVenue should tran… https://t.co/tJNXcw0RsU
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2/8
2020
Great to witness the impact of @touretteshero at @battersea_arts this evening. And hugely impressed by the commitm… https://t.co/En5H2UgBsX
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderTONIGHT! @battersea_arts makes history as the world’s first relaxed venue, launches Going Global and throws a party… https://t.co/KfLBWB08v8
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderExciting things afoot in the building today ahead of the Relaxed Venue #TripleCelebration... look out for us later… https://t.co/lPqOYZfYBT
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #14: Amit Sharma @amitdirectshttps://t.co/9mQyVvkBnI a piece that plays with absence and works in the gaps and silences, understanding that alth… https://t.co/7koq7RUzKz
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderBattersea Arts Centre (@battersea_arts) is relaunching itself as the world's first relaxed venue, in a move to make… https://t.co/B5FTltcdY2
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @touretteshero @davidjubb @battersea_arts Big shout out to you all and @davidjubb from us xxxThis seems like a good moment to publicly thank @TarekIskander1 @davidjubb & the whole @battersea_arts team - past… https://t.co/OHM1mLM5lU
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderI spoke to members of Brazil’s Coletiva Ocupação about recreating Sao Paulo's school occupations @battersea_arts an… https://t.co/hwxhp7ksCs
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2/7
2020
Tomorrow is going to be mad! Outrageous Behaviour batterseaartscentre Featuring: santee_mh and #sashahttps://t.co/uhgUAXS0Ey
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @dominicjmaxwell @battersea_arts @touretteshero Thanks Dominic. Was lovely meeting you @sweetingnick @DandDUK @improbable1 @battersea_arts Olivia is truly a national treasure. We are so priviliged to be… https://t.co/j28TL4pabyThis was easily my favourite show of last year (and trust me I saw a LOT of great stuff) . And it lands in BAC this… https://t.co/PfZ305QTPw"Our artists and our audiences reflect the world, because we are all in this together." We are well and truly stuck… https://t.co/x53xkXTTW9
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander.@Impact_Dance1 are taking over for the weekend with a whole festival of #OutrageousBehaviour. Check out what their… https://t.co/coHC5FO6VE
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2/6
2020
Want to dance like this? @FarFromThe_Norm are running The Interaction, a workshop as part of @Impact_Dance1's weeke… https://t.co/r384TvLJmU
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderWhat do student protests look like around the world? Ahead of #WhenItBreaksItBurns taking over our building later t… https://t.co/Xtjdn8n5RW
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderAt the end of this week, we're launching ourselves as a Relaxed Venue. We've been working with @touretteshero on wh… https://t.co/cF7TIBKwgW
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #13: Conrad Murray @rODIUMrECORDSIt’s press night for #Autoreverse @battersea_arts #BACGoingGlobal 🇦🇷📽📻🌳photos @helenmurraypix https://t.co/UyWBYPYrmb
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2/5
2020
Tarek Iskander, Artistic Director, Guest Edits our What’s On Guide. The #GoingGlobal Edition! @TarekIskander1https://t.co/8w5PW25NTv
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #12: Ruby Glaskin @RubyGlaskin
2/4
2020
"It's the chance for the whole sector to get together and plan a better future. So come along, be heard, be seen an… https://t.co/O0Vc3uvvZI
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderJust to be clear, without the support of the amazing @simeilia and @adofthefuture I would not still be working in t… https://t.co/7y0zn5KSTNPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #11: Robert Softley Gale @robertsoftley (just an amazing name too!)
2/3
2020
@CMurray24 @TheStage Huge congrats and well deserved. What a great year you've had! @theBluecoat @ace_national This was a good readInterview: @TarekIskander1, Artistic Director of @battersea_arts talks about the upcoming season of Going Global, a… https://t.co/np1X7bPvtc
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderIf you're looking outwards to the rest of the world tonight, and you'd like proof that others are too, rest assured… https://t.co/7oTVmP3gBs
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2/1
2020
Very chuffed for all the Stage Awards winners. Great bunch of friends who have always been there for us:… https://t.co/VWUxJjhjMsPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #10: Sarah Brigham @SarahBrigham @Excalibah yes I had a thought on something to post on it that I will cook up later today - heard it went brilliantly btw xI've been trying to be as open as possible about AD challenges in order to help demystify these roles a bit - but n… https://t.co/nzvdaBRB8w
1/31
2020

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