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Edinburgh is hotting up!

When you start to think about your production and how you are going to sell that production within another 2999 performances going on through the same month it makes me sweat.  I am NOT, in any shape or form a publicist and I do not have the funds to obtain […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Can See My Comfort Zone Disappearing Over The Horizon!

Writing this blog has been a little like a visit to the dentist. The thought and anticipation of the event being worse than the event itself. As someone who expresses herself by interpreting other peoples’ words through directing and is completely comfortable and secure in that, expressing myself […]

By |April 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The run up to Edinburgh starts now!!!

What a bizarre, chaotic, mad week.  Having never ‘done’ Edinburgh and constantly speaking to people who have years of experience, I find myself learning on route.  Sometimes I’m making mistakes, sometimes I’m overwhelmed and sometimes I’m just plain excited!  I do keep asking myself ‘What the heck are you doing?’ […]

By |March 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being late…….

Lorraine mentioned annoyance in her previous blog……I have my own grounds for being annoyed and here it is.

I get very annoyed by myself or other people being late. it’s just annoying. I have to get everywhere on time and unfortunately that means I think everyone else […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The beginning

Way back, more years than I care to remember, I sat in the staffroom of a sleepy secondary school in a small sleepy town in Rutland.  I had been employed as a newly qualified teacher to set up a Drama department, exciting and terrifying in equal measures.  I really had […]

By |February 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Laughter and sneezing

‘Lorraine and you won’t be friends by the end of Edinburgh, the pressure will be too much on your friendship, and by the end of it you’ll hate each other!’

This worried me…..a lot.  The pressure of producing a show is bad enough, the intricate details of taking something to Edinburgh […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments