We went to the Almeria Western Film Festival last week. The opening parade reminded me of Buxton Carnival.
There were floats and home made costumes – some wonderful, some a bit thrown together – there were enthusiastic children and self conscious teenagers and quite a few adults who fitted very clearly in to the enthusiastic or self-conscious pigeon holes too. Continue reading You should be on the stage…→
I had never really thought of myself as a writer – yet, looking back, I often did write, and most of it had a performance element to it:
I wrote poems and stories as a child, I wrote sketches at University and while a member of Buxton Drama League and I wrote quite a few sketches for workshops and training when I worked in the voluntary sector.
I only started writing for the stage when I realised I’d be likely to make more money at the Fringe if I didn’t have to pay royalties… Continue reading Maggie Dealey→