August 16, 2019

So the last two days have been a game of two halves, lurching from one extreme to the other and learning alot about this experience and all those taking part.

Yesterday we had no-one to play to.

Zero audience. 

So is a play still a play if there's no audience?

Well there w...

August 14, 2019

Apologies for those of you who were waiting with bated breath for yesterday's blog post. Frankly I was exhausted. Between walking so far that I think I should be recording that famous Proclaimers song, schlepping a gazillion posters between venue and giant poles on the...

August 12, 2019

So, here I am again, not so much a Fringe Virgin but a worldly-wise, weather beaten, ready for anything Fringe Pro - or am I??

This time I am accompanied by a new breed of actors, springing from the torment and adult trauma of That Face by Polly Stenham in 2017 to the y...

So we are over half way and getting into the final pages of the text. This part is difficult and needs a great deal of care and attention. There is so much in the news at the moment about the mental well being of young people and with the announcement today of a terrif...

August 28, 2018

So, we have hit Day Three with a bit of an exhausted glow...we are doing well but it's full on and these girls are working hard.

In response we have spent the day in more discussion about the ever evoling nature of the piece and the ultimate question of what we want to...

So, end of Day Two and the cast have been fantastic. Here's one of them to tell you about it......over to Hannah Greig!

"We had an amazing start to our day with a run of all the blocking we did on day one; in which there was clear progress on learning the lines that we...

August 26, 2018

It's been a fascinating start to our week long project, with four talented and engaging young women on board to begin the development of our chosen text 'Gorgeous' by Anna Furse. Over the course of the week we will be delving deep into the current situation for young w...

August 20, 2018

So as we approach a new academic year,  both school tours are getting a fresh cast and some new development time.

It's always super exciting to see what new actors will bring to the text and today was our first opportunity to get to grips with the epic final scene from...

August 10, 2017


This news comes tinged with both sadness and relief. Sadness because it is always lovely to watch this cast perform and see audiences respond to our work AND we’ve met some great people here but relief because I get to go home and see my family...

August 10, 2017


I can’t breathe, blurred vision, heart rate soaring, tingling, pins and needles, head is racing..


I haven’t seen a show for over 40 minutes and I’m in full detox. I need it, I need the tiny venue, the LED lights, the new and unexpec...

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