At the Telling Tales Festival, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

On Saturday 30th July, I ran “Shakespearean Story Madness” at the Globe Theatre in Southwark as part of their “Telling Tales Festival.” My brief was to create a workshop suitable for visually-impaired children where they could create a new story together which related to Shakespeare’s work. I spent days thinking my way through the plots of […]

Shakespearean Story Madness at the Telling Tales Festival, London

I’m really excited – building on my successful workshop at the Imagine Children’s Festival, I will be at Shakespeare’s Globe on Saturday 30th July, running a session at 2.15pm called Shakespearean Story Madness. This workshop is specifically for children who are visually impaired and who may have additional needs. What will it be? Well, Shakespeare knew his […]

Backstage at the Beeb – Recording the Snowdon Trust Charity Appeal

In 2004, the Snowdon Trust helped me when I was raising money to study for my MA in Voice Studies at Central School Of Speech & Drama. The Snowdon Trust are a charity set up by Lord Snowdon to help disabled students in further and higher education who are working towards a professional goal. And they were such […]

Ginger Wig and Strolling Man at The Last Tuesday Society

So on Sunday 10th April I was back at The Last Tuesday Society telling stories about fools, it being April and all. And sitting at the table were Ginger Wig and Strolling Man, hardcore reviewers of theatre, musicals, performing arts, comedy and now Storytelling! And they loved the show! Click here for what they had to […]

Pope Tickets now on sale at Orleans House Gallery!

Alexander Pope: A Search For Perfection is gathering pace! Tickets are now on sale for Bank Holiday Monday 30th May at 1pm and 6pm at Orleans House Gallery in Twickenham. Click here to secure your seats! At £5 each, it’s a bargain. Orleans House is absolutely beautiful – right on the Thames (you can hear the ducks […]

FREE Storytelling Sessions at William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow

Of course, we all associate William Morris with fabrics, and if I say “African textiles” you’re probably already imagining rich colours and sophisticated designs. This Easter the beautiful William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow have invited me to tell African Folk Stories in connection with their current exhibition. Social Fabric – African Textiles Today explores the beautiful […]