CLOSED HANDS allows players to understand the complex effect extremism has on people’s perceptions of cultures and communities. Exploring prejudices and racism that exist in the moments after an attack in many communities as well as the tabloid and media reaction to sensitivity and empathy to those affected.

Each of the characters have been developed in close consultation with cultural, professional and community groups. This includes journalists, emergency workers, and both the Muslim and wider minority ethnic communities.

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