March 2020 report
Actor/writer members performed extracts from their own solo plays, followed by conversation with Philippa and the group about their writing and performance practice.
Janet Behan’s ‘Why Shouldn’t I Go?’ tells the stories of three very different Irishwomen who share one thing in common, religion and the impact it has had on their lives.
Robert Cohen’s ‘Something Rotten’ premiered at the Barnstaple Fringe Theatrefest, and went on to win an Argus Angel award at the 2016 Brighton Fringe.
Simon Jenner, playwright, poet and prolific and tireless reviewer of theatre in London and Sussex, gave an overview of the thirty or so productions he’s seen and reviewed in 2020 alone!
All the best, everyone – please do keep writing, listening, watching and talking everything to do with creating new drama for stage, screen, radio and internet. Hope to see you soon.
Philippa Hammond, chair
Thomas Everchild, secretary