I write and create content for theatre and performing arts, corporate, charity and private clients: features; blogs; newsletters; general marketing, website and event copy; case studies; season brochures; programmes; ghostwriting; survey findings reports, social media and podcasts. I also edit and proof and have been known to present to camera on occasion.

When not doing any of the above, I can be found: creating in the kitchen and at the cocktail cabinet; growing things and spying on wildlife in the garden; tinkling the ivories; knitting a cardi; glued to the wireless; tending cats and stalking dogs; popping up in crowd scenes on screens great and small.

“She will never tell this story to anyone, to any other living soul ...

so the audience becomes part of her psyche, part of her . . . they get to peek behind the curtain, peel back the layers of her mind and look inside.” Director, The play was Karge’s first. Born in 1938, he trained as an actor and was talent spotted, persuaded by Brecht’s wife, Helene Weigel, to leave drama school and join the couple’s Berliner Ensemble company – with which he is still closely associated, despite partings along the way. He wrote Jacke Wie Hose for his wife, Lore Brunner, who lo

Zigger Zagger, Zigger Zagger, Oi, Oi, Oi!

It’s fifty years since National Youth Theatre made history with Zigger Zagger, the first play to tackle the subject of football hooliganism. After devoting their first decade to Shakespeare with an occasional nod in the direction of Ben Johnson or George Bernard Shaw, they took a bold step in commissioning this groundbreaking work from Peter Terson. Terson was still a relatively young writer and one of the grittiest, yet still poetic, playwrights of the time. Zigger Zagger was first staged a

An Audience with Miss Hope Springs

The crackle of sequins, the rustle of chiffon and the heady aroma of eyelash adhesive - yes, we're cock-a-hoop to  welcome the legendary Miss Hope Springs onto our premises. Ahead of her glittering three-night reign over our historic auditorium next week, we were honoured to be granted a bijou chat-ette with this one-in-a-million glamour puss. I have just gotten back from an exhausting 132 date coast-to-coast tour of the USA with my husband Irving (and his close friend Carlos who travels with u