Written and devised by Fancy Another? Shaping Dust follows Emma, an elderly woman living with dementia. As her house begins to be packed up Emma sets out on a quest to find her special tea cup. However, the search not only means she revisits the rooms of her house but also the memories that make up her very existence.
Is it just me or is 2019 whizzing past at the rate of knots?! So far so good with the #MyStageyYear series, I have successfully seen one off-West End, regional or fringe piece of theatre every month so far. Part 4 of this series sees me try something new – a stand-up show! And not just any normal stand-up show, a work in progress stand-up show!
On Monday night Come From Away (new favourite musical) opened in the West End. Having seen the show the Saturday just before I was excited to read all the glowing reviews that we’re sure to appear, as I think it’s the best musical since Hamilton (move over Miranda).
I’m Not Running tells the story of Pauline, a Midlands GP who is shoved into the limelight when she fights to save her local hospital from closing. Becoming a figurehead for the NHS Pauline stands alone in Westminster as an Independent MP. However as she gains popularity the question of whether she will run as a candidate for the Labour Party leadership begins to pull her further into the political throng.
Poor Girls Guide To Theatre is a place when I will be sharing my opinions on theatre in all its glory, and some times, ugliness. From writing to reviews to sharing my thoughts on the latest news I’ll be diving in deep into the industry that I love so much. I started this blog on Instagram almost a year ago, but I had just landed my first job and time, pressure and drive ran away from me, so this is my re-boot to get back into the swing of things!