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“March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.” – Khalil Gibran

As the UK starts to open up after what feels like an awfully long period of lockdown, it’s left me thinking what, from the changes lockdown has brought to my life, do I want to keep?

This month has been shadowed for me, as I’m sure it has for you, with the memory of that first lockdown. I distinctly remember turning to my boss that day we closed the office, the person I sat next to at my day job every day, with no knowledge of when I’d see him in person again. I hardly ever worked from home. Not coming into the office was going to be a major change for us all. “See you… online I guess?” I said as we parted ways. Continue reading

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‘We’re not supposed to keep secrets in here’, update #DebraProject with @ToTheMoonUK

‘We’re not supposed to keep secrets in here, so I’ll tell you … This might sound a bit strange but you’re in here too so I expect you’re used to strange … There’s a monster, living underneath my bed.’ –quote … Continue reading

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Winter Draws On with @awooga_man Andy Winter

    Have you seen these drawings? Of course you have! These are some of the beautiful illustrations on my website and are all created by artist Andy Winter. I just wanted to let you know that he now has a … Continue reading

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This play is a time bomb #godlessmonsters #rehearsaldiaryday1

‘My play is no different to any other play: it’s a time bomb that starts to tick from the moment the first action is initiated, from the moment that desires are heightened, characters cross and explode as they flounder to make sense of their … Continue reading

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February’s playwright: Jennifer Haley #12newplaywrightsin12months

Jennifer Haley isn’t a playwright I’d heard of before, but with the rave reviews of her play The Nether that’s transferred from the Royal Court to the West End I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to see what I could … Continue reading

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Announcement: See Godless Monsters at New Diorama Theatre and King’s Head Theatre this Spring!

‘I place before you the head of my godless enemies. They have tormented me and hated me ever since I wanted to go my own way’ (Extract) I’m very pleased to be able to announce that Piqued Productions will be … Continue reading

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Today I’m off to Devoted and Disgruntled #DandD10

Today I’m off to Devoted and Disgruntled 2015, a theatre conference or network where you spend the weekend talking about theatre and meeting other like minded people which is held in Open Space in York Hall in East London. It’s … Continue reading

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Who is Daisy Scarlet?

…and can 3 playwrights successfully write a play together? Groups of writers seem to write for TV but there are only a handful of examples I can think of where more than one writer has written a successful play (and that … Continue reading

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Why sometimes a shadowy hand is better than a monologue

Summer seems very long ago now and my residency at 57a feels like a dream. Since then I’ve continued to work on the scripts for both my projects in development and last week I had two very successful days of workshops that … Continue reading

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To be given the space and time to create is sacred

This is a beach hut I saw on Tankerton beach yesterday. Isn’t it great?! It looks exactly how I feel: it’s up in the clouds having some time out, giving itself space to breathe. Who knows what’s going on behind … Continue reading

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