15 Sep 2015

Last Tuesday saw the launch of the Shakespeare Drama Group, where we had an amazing turnout of people. It was really good to see everyone getting stuck into the opening scene of Romeo & Juliet, with people sharing their insights and opinions. 

8 Aug 2015


We had a successful (if at time very scary!) run with our new play in 3 venues in Buxton and Birmingham. Audiences were quite healthy and generally appreciative, which is lovely. A big thanks to Bob Young who stepped into the one man show with only days before the ope...

31 May 2015

It's come round again! This time we're doing King Lear (alone) . . . our fifth sequel to a Shakespeare play.

It's currently being rehearsed, and we will be performing it at the end of July in Birmingham and Buxton.

14 Aug 2013

Love Project was along the lines of Parklife, but it didn't ring true . . . Actors doing a whole bevy of different characters . . . verbatim Theatre that didn't come across as verbatim. It's Dark Outside - an absolute gem of a show . . . and not a word spoken (well har...

13 Aug 2013

A low key Theatre day . . . Our Fathers didn't really connect with me . . . Voices Made Night was well performed but what a waste of energy! Maybe the stories didn't travel well (for me!), but they seemed hopelessly out of tune with GB today. Instead had the first real...

30 Jul 2013

chatted with Tim at the OJST . . . how the Birmingham Fest went . . . what next for the New Theatre Initiative Workshops . . . we've booked in provisional dates . . . need to decide what the focus will be for the first one in September . . . really think these Workshop...

29 Jul 2013

bookings have now been made to spend a week at the Edinburgh Fringe . . . who knows what will be on display . . . I guess it's part of its allure . . . I always seek to nail 1 or 2 'must see' productions . . . the rest then is a bit of a mixed bag . . .

24 Jul 2013

met with Darren & Ben (and Ami!) after the performance of Darren's play Sundown . . . I didn't stop for the production's Q & A . . . but their reactions confirmed to me just how unpositive these things can be . . . many just want their own personal prejudices aired . ....

21 Jul 2013

pleased with the performances of the cast of Parklife . . . they all did very well . . . some extremely strong performances . . . it was a challenging workshop & rehearsal process . . . a lovely bunch to work with . . . pleased they too got a lot out of it . . . excell...

20 Jul 2013

 . . . hope to catch Darren's Sundown at the Blue Orange . . . also Tea at 5 at the Old Joint Stock Theatre . . . not sure about the final wind up bash though . . . maybe.

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