Monthly Archives: May 2014

And If You Go Home, What Then?

“The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land: it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.” – G.K. Chesterton I wrote this blog piece a while ago, but I … Continue reading

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My Mentor Asks The Five Hard Questions

As part of developing this show, I sought the advice of a mentor. Hannah Jane Walker is a very experienced touring poet who creates intimate and participatory shows with her writing and performing partner Chris Thorpe. They are currently touring … Continue reading

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Live And Kicking

I know, I know I should blog about Thursday’s sell-out show at Live Theatre, but I think I may still be processing it! There’s nothing quite like the intense fear that arrives just before performing to a packed room. I was afraid … Continue reading

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Lunes From The Dales

I love the dales – the cushiony green fields, the plumptious ripening lambkins, the sudden catastrophic downpours… Barnard Castle for my third tour date, at the wonderful Witham. The team there have been massively helpful in getting me coverage in … Continue reading

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Meet My Director

When Kirsten and I first met up we spent a long time talking about the young person who wrote the original poems and journals, and about the place and the journey that had inspired them. The problem with the piece … Continue reading

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Photos – Proof Of Performance!

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One Down – Eight To Go!

Making theatre – spoken word, whatever you want to call it – is a truly bizarre thing to do. “Difficult, stressful, ruinous of relationships”, as my director said to me only yesterday as we stood in the courtyard at Arts … Continue reading

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