But I genuinely believe the stars aligned when I plucked up the courage this March to ask Kristin Duffy at Slackline Productions if she could think of anyone who might be mad enough to joining me in this utter (and thrilling) madness.
News Release 1 Nov 2021 A climate catastrophe satire that was developed with audiences in Bath hits the London stage this month (November). The New Wimbledon Theatre, run by Ambassadors Theatre Group, opens Gill Kirk’s dark-green dystopian horror-comedy SKIN IN THE GAME on the very day that COP26 ends in Glasgow. Chosen by New Wimbledon TheatreContinue reading “Climate Catastrophe Satire Hits London Stage”
How DO prodigiously creative people do it? We all have the same hours in the day. We have the day job, the lovely people in our lives and then maybe stuff like making music and art and enjoying other people’s! Rather than wonder / despair and feel inadequate, the only way is to see myselfContinue reading “Buzz In & Out”
It turns out I am writing a novel. The first such attempt in maybe 13 years. I had forgotten – hiding in my scripts and what they demand of me – that this process plays a different instrument inside. I hear a different music. Another thing, quieter and much, much stronger, is happening. And IContinue reading “Make Work. Bring something into existence.”
SOMETHING IS COMING. Or should I say, “someone“…? Who remembers Dorothy, the mother with the metaphorical meat cleaver, the one with the clock ticking in her stomach? The mother-in-law you would dread to have? If you saw the original production of Water’s Not So Thick at Bath’s Rondo in June ’11, or R&D shows atContinue reading “Something is coming…”
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Was leaving politics for writing a major mistake? Have I in fact been amassing a different kind of army, preparing a stealth attack with my pen, ready to take them (whoever they may be) from behind?
Well, what an amazing thing Monday’s workshop and script in hand show were. The cast were STUPENDOUS. The director was AWESOME. The tech was ASTOUNDING. I am not joking you. I am a very happy bunny. And the AUDIENCE?
– You didn’t? – No! That’s a typo. I want you to have a climate emergency PICNIC. At Bath’s Rondo Theatre at 7:30 on Monday 2 March, Gill Kirk’s giving theatre lovers a chance to peek behind the curtain of her new show – halfway through its development. With this pre-tour “script-in-hand” show, she and the teamContinue reading “THE GLACIAL PACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE – A LAUGHING MATTER?”
It’s been a while! SKIN IN THE GAME’S ON STAGE! YOU CAN BE A BACKER – and the rewards are genuinely great! Today we just launched our Crowdfunder with a Facebook Live – me, producer Kristin Duffy at Slackline Productions and director Sarah Gain. You can have 35 mins of our podcast-y wit here! YouContinue reading “Put your Skin In The Game”
Skin in the Game tickets! Yes! It’s real! The dark climate catastrophe satire is hitting the stage…Limited seating; book now! https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/skin-in-the-game/studio-at-new-wimbledon-theatre/ More info to follow – watch this space!