Cruel Comedy, a double bill of short plays by Octave Mirbeau will be playing at the Great Northern Railway Tavern on Friday 8th July at 6 p.m., on Saturday 9th July at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., and on Sunday 10th July at 6 p.m.
Read more Translating Octave Mirbeau – with scripts!
A brief post with the file for the script of 'A Soldier's Song'. Feedback would be welcome!
Read more A Soldier’s Song Script
With 'A Soldier's Song' due to première in a week's time it's time to pay my respects to the London Library - without the benefits that membership brings I doubt that I would have got the project off the ground.
Read more Working on ‘A Soldier’s Song’ in the London Library
A quick post with the file for 'A Door (Must Be Open or Shut)'
Read more Musset update!
A post in praise of a unique London institution.
Read more A short guide to the London Library
Post-show blues only mean you should get on with something else.
Read more The end of Marivaux
Lancret, Marivaux and Ric Lindley
Comparing the modern Crouch End Players to the Comedie-Italiennes may be a first but it isn't without justification.
Read more The Crouch End Players and the Comédie-Italienne
A short post as a bit of promotion for Corbyn Island, my adaptation of Marivaux’s L’Ile des Esclaves, which I’ve talked about on here before. Well, previously it was just an idea and a little side project to keep me occupied while doing some long commutes (you can read about it here). Now it’s happening! Rehearsals have…
Read more Putting on Corbyn Island
A bit of repetition of a previous post but I recently wrote this for the French History Society blog:- Adapting Marivaux’s L’Ile des Esclaves in 2017 One of the things that never occurred to me until this year was that I might end up adapting a play by Marivaux for the stage. Marivaux’s L’Ile des…
Read more Marivaux Pt. 2
Updating a bit of Marivaux turns out to be more fun than expected. Think 'Citizen Smith' meets 'Ex on the Beach'.
Read more Translating Marivaux