WE’ve got a little London list

So it really was a long week waiting for the results of the WE London Assembly selection process. I spent a lot of time checking social media. In that week, more productively, I also pitched two projects in my day job as a theatre maker, in Doncaster and Leeds, saw some blindingly good theatre as part of the London International Mime Festival at the Barbican, and … Continue reading WE’ve got a little London list

The power of the imagination –an artist stands for election

Yesterday my clever friend Ros Philips (from Sphinx Theatre) reminded me that what we are doing with #WE is changing the narrative… that phrase has buzzed around my head all night. It’s the best bit about my day job: changing the narrative; making the familiar strange, so that we can look at it in a different way and decide whether a new perspective is interesting, … Continue reading The power of the imagination –an artist stands for election

I joined a political party and it didn’t hurt a bit

People go on and on (actually most people don’t)…. People in politics and people who work in media, go on and on about the lack of engagement in British politics. Like quite a few people I’ve met in theatre, they tend to blame the audience. Like many of the millions in this country who don’t show their political allegiances by attending rallies, or fundraisers, carrying … Continue reading I joined a political party and it didn’t hurt a bit