Its been a very busy few months
Did a two week development on Mike Kennys new play FOLLOW ME. Went really well. Have now secured funding from the Arts Council of Wales to produce the show in English and Welsh next Feb/March Taliesin Arts Centre and Theatre Brycheiniog will be the producers. Really excited about this project. Menna Elfyn will do the translation
In June I returned to Southwold and directed MURDER BY THE BOOK . Great fun and terrific audience response
End of July I flew to Luxembourg to work on a european summer school. Really enjoyed myself , but very hard work. Made lots of new friends and contacts. I’m so happy when my work is truely international….more please
August back to Southwold to direct Alan Bennets THE OLD COUNTRY . What a great play. What a fantastic team. A very hard piece and a real challenge but really fantastic….I adored it. So good to work on such a fantastic text with a magnificent cast.
In September I went to Granada in Spain with my dear friend Hilary to learn the technique of Solar Etching. I loved it and produced a lot of work. So enjoyable. More of this please!!!!
Have just re-directed GEORGES MARVELLOS MEDICINE for Birmingham Stage Company. It is touring to big theatres until Xmas and doing incredible buisness
Just off to Cheltenham to direct JACK AND THE BEANSTALK which i have also written. This is my tenth pantomime for Cheltenham. I love it. Such a magnificent team
I go straight from Cheltenham to Rhyl to direct PETER PAN for UK Productions……all that flying…..exciting
In the new year I am directing OUR TOWN for Italia Conti Theatre School in London. Its a beautiful play and I cant wait to do it. A real emsemble production
And then the tour of FOLLOW ME
So a busy bee……..im pleased to say!!!!!!
My exhibition FLOWERS OF POWYS has been at South Glamorgan Hospitals for the last three months
My big news is that this summer I have won the inaugural Saatchi Gallery Open Studio Award with one of my prints POPPY. I’m over the moon. Pick up the Saatchi Gallery magazine to read all about it.
I think that’s all for now. ……more to follow around Xmas