It’s a memory day

Facebook has this habit of prompting you to repost your memories. Today (12 December) is Melanie’s birthday. I posted about it a couple of years ago, hence the prompt. But rather than post on facebook I thought to write something here. Melanie would have been 47 today. I remember her as a three week baby whom I never met but …

Beautiful End Taster Workshops for 2018

I am running 4 taster workshops in 2018 as part of the wider project ‘Beautiful End’ exploring Constance Holme’s novel of the same title. If you would like to take part please take a look at the Advance Notice of Creative Taster Workshops for 2018

Poppies, Peace and Remembrance

images: Carran Waterfield: A stray poppy in my garden, Labour Party Campaign Launch, Little Blue Man, Dorset (courtesy Mary Booker)

After the 1987 Hurricane

I visited the New Forest in the Spring of 1988 after the hurricane of 1987 many are remembering today. I wrote this following the visit and over the years kept amending until  it became this particular version: A Walk In The New Forest in 1988 After A Hurricane Not overly wild and not yet fully tamed like an arboretum, she …

Signpost 3: Audience/Participant responses to The House

Journey through ‘The House – researching theatre, performance and poverty’ (Studies in Theatre and Performance Special Issue Vol 31:1) Signpost 3: Audience Responses to The House ‘The House’ didn’t do the usual touring route so no Guardian review for this one or any other newspaper review as a matter of fact. We chose a different way and invited essays or short …

Hard Copies of “The House” available for £20

I have a number of copies of my script of ‘The House’ available at a very reasonable price. If you are interested contact me and I can send one to you for £20 – a fraction of the online price. Drop me a line at  carran@triangletheatre.co.uk The full title is: The House – researching theatre, performance, poverty. Special issue of …