Guest Blog: Gareth Clark on Creating a Show About Fear

I have been reading the original script for (F.E.A.R.). It was first developed in 2015 with the theatre director Agnieszka Blonska. We spent time working on it near her home of Mousehole in Cornwall, often punctuating the devising process with a brisk coastal walk. We dug into my memories and I wrote and improvised ideas based around my childhood and … Read more

Guest Blog: About Nosocomial by Chris Connor

Nursing shortages. GP crisis. Doctors strike. You see it all the time. In the papers.  On TV. What you never hear mentioned are healthcare scientists. Probably because most of them tend to be hidden away. Imagine a hospital as a play in a theatre. The actors on stage would be the doctors, nurses and other frontline staff you see when you visit. Healthcare scientists would … Read more

Guest Blog: A Younger Theatre feature on CAYA Tour

Following on from Camden People’s Theatre’s brilliant Come As You Are festival last year, the event is set to replicate its success with a UK tour this Autumn and will once again be headlined by Milk Presents’ Bullish, which tells of ancient mythology against modern gender navigation. The festival is a fantastic exploration of LGBTQIA+ theatre and the first tour of its kind, … Read more

Guest Blog: About Nosocoimal by Nicola Baldwin

I met Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green while researching another play. It says a lot about Elaine that as Lead Healthcare Scientist at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Clinical Lecturer at UCL (plus numerous other roles and responsibilities) she turned up as a member of the public to take part in a workshop run by Theatre of Debate about antimicrobial resistance. Elaine … Read more