Relaxed Screening Resources

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Don’t Forget Your Ticket!


Cops and Robbers (and other silent films) is a series of short films created by young theatre makers with learning disabilities across Birmingham and Coventry.

The first film, ‘What’s in the Bag?’ is a collection of short clips devised at home by Open
Theatre participants from Open Mac, One of a Kind and The Friday Group.

The second film, ‘The Bag’ is a film by Open Theatre‘s Jake Jarvis, which was featured on
Channel 4’s Random Acts.

The final film. ‘Cops and Robbers’ is a short film created in partnership with Open Theatre
and Told By an Idiot, as part of a devising and film- making project, The Silent Treatment.
The film was directed by Stephan Harper, filmed and edited for Film City by Adam
Robertson, and filmed at the Belgrade Theatre and other wonderful locations in Coventry.