Karen Doyle – In memory

I learned this week that we lost Karen Doyle – an inspirational teacher and artist whose support and generosity kept me going during long times of self doubt. I met her only two years ago but I feel I have known her for so much longer. Although she was in my life for a short time the encounter was profound. …

Tattingstone Remembers The Fallen of World War One.

Sometimes a project can go on and on re-inventing itself. This is the case with stories from Tattingstone that have seeded: Looking for the Tallyman and The House and now a poem in this collection. As Remembrance Day comes around this year there are numerous arts projects and manifestations of remembrance commemorating 100 years since World War One and we …

New works with student practitioners

Some of the most satisfying work I have ever made has been with students. Currently I am really happy to be working with 8 students from Edge Hill University studying Physical Theatres on the course: The Body Speaks. My other work is with 11 students from Salford University who are bravely joining me in yet another exploration of Birnam Wood, …

Launch of my courses for 2018-2019

I am thrilled to announce my new brochure of upcoming courses in creativity. Here is the link to the brochure:CreativeLabDigital These start on a weekly basis in the village of Churchtown, Southport on Tuesday mornings. Later in 2019 subject to interest I will be running the weekend courses in devising and creativity and will post information about these later in …

Carran

I was researching my name and here is the first instalment: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carran I was conceived in Ireland and I would have been delighted to have been born there but I was born in Coventry at Keresley Hospital. http://www.localhistories.org/keresley.html