DEAR ELIZABETH

I’m super delighted to have been asked to join the list of august performers doing Dear Elizabeth at the Gate. Mine’s the matinee today. Guerilla theatre, you turn up, you do it. No mess no fuss. A celebration of epistolary friendship, poetry, Lowell and Bishop, platonic love, other love, encounter, distance, connection. I’m doing it…

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THREE THINGS I AM DOING WITH OTHER PEOPLE. THREE. WILD COUNTRY.

Long long ago, in 2006, I wrote a version of Rapunzel for my then tiny daughters. Emma Rice, then from Kneehigh, read it and decided to put it on. Finding a Rapunzel was tricky. In those days, the noughties, when Queen Katie Price was at the height of her powers and it was pretty normal…

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THREE THINGS I AM DOING WITH OTHER PEOPLE. ONE.

Just before Christmas, I got an email from the Bush Theatre, asking me to come in and chat to Ruthie Osterman about a project she was creating/curating.It’s called Babylon Beyond Borders and is the second week of the Babylon Festival the Bush is hosting, which is a celebration of diaspora, immigration, people of colour and…

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DYCP grant super grateful yes yes yes yes

Like everyone else I have had an interesting, aka challenging start to 2019. Two huge rejections and a clusterfuck of life events against a backdrop of disturbing world news. So the other day when I was told I had been awarded a Developing Your Creative Practice grant by the Arts Council, I was OVER. THE.…

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Connect – mid career artists

Monday, 29 October 2018 from 16:30-19:00 Ovalhouse, 52-54 Kennington Oval, SE11 5SW London, United Kingdom This is an event for self described mid career middle aged artists (here meaning those who make their own work) particularly those with caring responsibilities. I need to become a benevolent Tony Soprano, providing for my family, but despite regularly…

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NEW SUBURBIA CO_PERFORMER ANNOUNCED AND SHE’S A DOOZY

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that Sarah Moore from Monobrowed Performance Troupe Figs in Wigs will be joining team Suburbia as our co-performer for the next leg of our tour. Welcome, Sarah! Our first date is looming on February 22nd in Chichester and we follow that with a 2 night stint in Bath, a visit…

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CAN YOU FILL NICKIS SHOES?

Because my close collaborator Nicki Hobday has been snapped up by art giants Forced Entertainment for the foreseeable, we are looking for a brilliant performer to fill her formidable shoes as we take Suburbia on the road next year. You will need to be: female identifying , 30-40, experienced, unafraid, strong comic performer, good physicality,…

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DENNIS OF PENGE SEEKING EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMER

Writer/Performer Annie Siddons (How (Not) to Live in Suburbia, Raymondo, Rapunzel) and director Justin Audibert (Snow in Midsummer, Jew of Malta, Raymondo, How (Not) to Live in Suburbia, the Cardinal, Gruesome Playground Injuries, My Mother Medea) are looking for an exceptional male identifying performer, aged between 28-40, to collaborate with them on Annie’s new show,…

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