The last four hours of the Adventures Wanted: Rebellion show at the Edinburgh Fringe, 2018, and how it was a fitting end to the adventure that brought out the best of table-top RPGs.
Recent visa refusals for visiting artists and writers at festivals in the UK have prompted discussions about the ‘Hostile Environment’. This is an intervention that argues that characterising the problems faced by these artists as aspects of the Hostile Environment is misleading, and the conversation around immigration needs greater nuance.
At the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year, I was on stage as part of a show called ‘Adventurers Wanted: Rebellion’ a couple of times, which was a live play of Dungeons & Dragons, combining table-top role-playing with improvised story-telling. These are some of my thoughts on how I managed to make my PhD research dovetail with the character I played.