On the Spectrum

On the Spectrum

At the start of May I’ll heading to south London again to play Rose in 213 Things About Me at the Battersea Arts Centre. After a short run of sold out scratch performances last November, the lovely people at the BAC have asked us to come back and do a short run of a...
Sign of the times

Sign of the times

I’ve been meaning to write about the #MeToo and the #TimesUp movement for a while, but I wanted to give this blog post the time it deserved rather than churning out something glib and rushed. Along with pretty much every other woman I know, I shared #MeToo...
Take a Stand

Take a Stand

I’ve often heard older people say they were surprised they saw a black president in their lifetime. Now, I feel astonishment that I’ve seen a despotic demagogue in mine; I’d naively assumed that a man like Trump would never find himself in the Oval...
March for Freedom

March for Freedom

Donald Trump is in the news every day and the stories are becoming increasingly absurd. Alec Baldwin recently said that Trump is the head writer at Saturday Night Live, as the man with orange skin spins comedy gold every time he opens his mouth. However, as his...
Who’s country is it anyway?

Who’s country is it anyway?

Anyone who’s read my blog recently will know I’m very concerned about the political shift to the far right. Neo-Nazism is rearing its ugly head all over Europe and the US. Footage hasd emerged of Richard Spencer, leader of white supremacist group the...
The World We live in

The World We live in

I’ve been the thinking about the world I want to live in. I’m reminded of when I went on holiday this summer with my family. It was a few weeks after the Brexit vote and there was an atmosphere of tense uncertainty. I sat with my mother on a bench at...

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