A group of health workers gather outside of the emergency department at Newham University Hospital for the first ever clap for the NHS in the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Some people are crying, some are smiling. Emma Young (emergency physician) stares down the photographer’s lense.

Exposure

Audio Introduction by VocalEyes.

“What makes Newham, Newham?”
“What was the most challenging moment during the first wave?”
“And what was your most beautiful?” 

The film reveals the complexity of each health professional’s experiences, the challenges they faced, the compromises forced upon them and yet the beauty in caring for their patients and each other.

Join an evening of film, storytelling and music to remember the details of a truly extraordinary time, population and place.

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Run time: 2 hrs

Content warning: death from Covid 19, Mental Health, Racism, pregnancy loss.

Filmed, written, performed and created by ‘the vacuum cleaner’ aka James Leadbitter. In collaboration with Dr Emma YoungDr Cecilia Wee and Newham’s Health Workers.

Exposure is supported by Arts Council England, Stratford Circus, Newham Council, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, The Royal Docks team and Wellcome Collection.

Event image: A group of health workers gather outside of the emergency department at Newham University Hospital for the first ever clap for the NHS in the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Some people are crying, some are smiling. Emma Young (emergency physician) stares down the photographer’s lense. 

Booking contact number 020 3475 4280 Booking contact email [email protected]

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Venue

Littlewood Theatre

170 Harold RoadLondonE13 0SE
020 3475 4280 Visit venue website