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This is where I’ll tell you about being Zella Compton

Brainiacs and musicals

  British Musical Theatre Research Institute Symposium Wow, that’s a mouthful! On Saturday I went thinking. The symposium at University of Winchester looked at ways documenting creative practice, and how scholars could offer thought to creative processes. It was a … Continue reading

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Feedback on writing course

I’ve run two courses at New Theatre Royal over the last few weeks. One was a bad-ass editing one-day workshop,  the other three evenings of developing writing. Both courses went brilliantly – lovely participants who engaged thoroughly with the activities. … Continue reading

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Lovely lists

I’m not talking about shopping . . .  I am talking about writerly things. Long list – long wait. I have been long listed for Theatre Fest West’s playwright award. I had to send in twenty pages, and then wait … Continue reading

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Havant Literary Festival – writer in residence?

Oh yes, that’s me! I am super excited to be the writer in residence at a literary festival – even though I do struggle to spell literary (and to say it!). As well as meeting some interesting people at my … Continue reading

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What are you doing for D-Day?

Just back from a few days in Normandy, I have been planning out what else to do over the coming weeks to commemorate the invasion of 70 years ago. So far I’ve seen one play, with another coming soon, toured … Continue reading

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Salisbury International Arts Festival

Had a super time this weekend, saw some wonderful acts including Wet Picnic, who put me in a lift up to the seventh floor. Absolutely mad and ridiculous fun. A great time had by me to the awesome sound track … Continue reading

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teamhonk – moving a baton on sunday morning

When opportunity comes along, it’s best to grab it with both hands. So that’s what I did when I was asked to be part of a baton relay between John O Groats and Lands End – though why the part … Continue reading

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Alver Arts Festival presents: Gosport Ever After

Am very excited to be involved in setting up Gosport Ever After, an evening of crackling firelight, real ale and spell-binding stories. All coming to Grange Farm on 12 July. Find out more by using this link into facebook: Alver … Continue reading

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Opening a new library

I was very honoured to be invited to open a new library this week. I’ve opened an art exhibition before, so I felt okay about giving a small speech, and waving at the crowds. This is the head librarian waiting … Continue reading

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