THE GLACIAL PACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE – A LAUGHING MATTER?

– 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?”

1-Page Kirk: for busy people

1. Things to look at: The trailer for GLITTER KNICKERS, an audience-wowing, much loved R&D project. Obviously, if she floats your boat, get in touch! Do audiences love what I write? Skin in the Game Nov ’21, New Wimbledon Theatre: explosive audience reactions: “What a show – what a show!” – “Made disaster fun!” –Continue reading “1-Page Kirk: for busy people”

1 year on; 3 new screenplays & a magic cauldron

Ha, make em laugh, eh? More like, make yourself laugh. I just spotted an old post from a year ago: The Awful Art of Unwriting. It’s a confessional, where I admit to not having done a new spec screenplay (as opposed to a play) for about 5 years. In the last year, I’ve written three: one comedyContinue reading “1 year on; 3 new screenplays & a magic cauldron”

Craft Work and Magic Pennies

Phew. This summer had roller skates. Creatively, it was wonderful, and then whoosh! There I stood, messy making everywhere I looked, enough mucky creative output to dance in for months! And so. Back to school, while devouring new drama on t’telly, in the wicked playhouses and yet more in those moving picture theatre halls.  AndContinue reading “Craft Work and Magic Pennies”

The Awful Art of Unwriting

I’m not entirely sure why but er, um, I haven’t written a speculative  screenplay (plays, I have done) for err, um, five years. There you go. I have no more secrets. What the merry heave-ho have I been doing? ‘Cos I’m pretty sure I call myself a writer a lot of the time. There’s beenContinue reading “The Awful Art of Unwriting”

Never quiet; always learning

Gosh – the sediment from Glitter Knickers has just about settled on the bottom of the jar.  The feedback just flowed in – thank you very much indeed, everyone – and in the next couple of weeks, it’s my job to package that up, with a whole load of metrics for The Next Stage. Watch this space. Meanwhile,Continue reading “Never quiet; always learning”

Glittering Audiences: day 2

Glitter Knickers is proving (on the evidence of two nights) to be something people like! We had another smashing audience, with a very large “on the door” queue. I hope you’ll indulge my sharing some feedback – and if it inspires you to come, that would be wonderful – just tonight & Saturday (4/5 March)Continue reading “Glittering Audiences: day 2”