Rebecca Hussein

“Well” – A performance journey created by Geraldine Pilgrim with the residents of Barking and Dagenham

The town of Dagenham was unusually quiet. But all the while, ghosts were gathering in the abandoned factory. I know because last night I saw them for myself… I never … Continue reading

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Please enjoy the complaint letter that I have just posted to NatWest

Dear NatWest, It struck me as I waited in the queue at the Oyster card machine in Barking station. How many hours, nay days, have I wasted in this queue … Continue reading

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Barking in Essex

Essex is immersed in the mythology of the East End gangster. Coming from Dagenham, a town much like Barking’s smaller, scrappy brother, sharing a borough in the way that they … Continue reading

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Complaint Letter to Carphone Warehouse

22nd September 2015 Dear Carphone Warehouse, On the 21st August 2015 I ordered a Samsung Galaxy s3 Neo from your website (order number: 340676544). A sum of £179.99 was transferred … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

We Need to Talk About Buffy

When I first watched Buffy, we had a lot in common. She had just turned sixteen, I had just turned sixteen. We both had the weight of the world on … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Some Thoughts on Under the Skin

Under the Skin can be read as a metaphor for the representation of women in film and other visual media and its dehumanising effect on women as a whole. In … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rebecca Hussein Discusses Boobs and HBO

“Lucky that my breasts are small and humble, so you don’t confuse them with mountains.” Wise words from Shakira there, one of the great philosophical minds of our times. Words … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Metro Bank: The Cartoon Lender Kids Love

The children responded excitedly to the news that Metro Bank would be paying them a visit, in the same way they respond excitedly to any news, from “It’s raining,” to … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment