NO DOGS is a combined theatre and animations project funded by Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund. Led by Flintlock Theatre, the project seeks to explore the shared and contrasting experiences of Irish and Caribbean people who emigrated to the U.K in the mid-twentieth century, and the evolving relationship to Britishness of their descendants.
In the first stage of the project, interviews were gathered with Irish and British Caribbean people of all ages in towns across the southeast. In collaboration with Middlesex University Animation led by BAFTA-winner Jonathan Hodgson, graduating students animated 3-minute excerpts, bringing to life stories that offer a unique glimpse into the lived experience of two of the largest immigrant groups in the U.K.
In 2022, NO DOGS, a play inspired by these donated stories written by Carmen Harris and Anna Glynn will tour across the U.K, accompanied by the animations.