News & Blog
Keep up to date with all our activities by reading our regular blogs written by actor and theatre practitioner Janine Haynes.
8 August 2019The first of our ‘scratch pieces’ is the debut work of from Wallis Hamilton Felton and is entitled: ‘Dirty Laundry’.
8 August 2019Sarah Wanendeya - ‘Becoming the Invisible Woman’ The second of our original pieces come from actor Sarah Wandendeya, based on her worn experience...
8 August 2019
Haste Theatre Company- ‘Untitled’
The third, and most raw performance comes from a fantastic group of women in the form of Haste Theatre Company.
Through lies, masquerades, unmasking truths, desertion, enlistment, resilience, ethic blows, moral bruises and a firm grasp on who they were...or needed to be, these…
8 August 2019Bruntwood Prize Judges Award winner, Chloe Todd-Fordham showcases her brand new play ‘Tapestry’ written especially for our festival.
8 August 2019Shobu Kapoor completes our original scratch pieces with her one woman performance of ‘The Great Escape’.
11 July 2019
You may have seen a post I put up on Facebook at the end of last week, about The National Theatre’s new initiative, which will give the world online access to its vast archive of theatre productions.
The purpose of the initiative is to reach as many people as possible…
9 July 2019We are delighted to announce that playwright, Chloe Todd Fordham, will be joining us in September at our symposium ‘Taking the Stage: Women in Performing Arts’.
25 June 2019
We are delighted to tell you that we have been given the go ahead to produce the powerful and edgy all-female play, ‘Splendour’ by BAFTA award-winning writer, Abi Morgan.
Splendour premiered at The Edinburgh Festival in 2000 to great acclaim, receiving its long-awaited debut in London five years later.
12 June 2019Funding received for ‘Taking the Stage – Women in The Performing Arts’
22 May 2019I think most of us put our hands up there; and I bet a large percentage have more than one account. I know I do...