Next lot of tour dates for The Cause

Hot weather is coming, or more accurately, has arrived but before the summer break Dreadnought SW‘s The Cause will be heading out for four more dates before we can hit the beach. Really looking forward to visiting new theatres in places I love, particularly looking forward to re-visiting the Lyric which is beyond charming and reminds me of the film … Read More

Vera’s ‘popping up’ in the Plymouth Fringe

Coffee With Vera May 29 @ 6:30pm – 7:30pm & May 30th @ 2pm- 3pm   Ruth Mitchell Venue: Plymouth Synagogue Running time: 45-60 minutes Recommended age: 12+ Coffee with Vera is a performance inspired by 1960s coffee mornings created by gathering stories from the oldest Ashkenazi Synagogue in continuous use in the English-speaking world; the Plymouth synagogue. The character … Read More

Spring Tour dates for The Cause

In just over two weeks we open The Cause in Bodmin and will continue to tour the south west of England throughout the spring. Here are the first set of dates. For the full tour schedule with links to the venues box offices etc. go to http://dreadnoughtsouthwest.org.uk/the-cause-tour-schedule/ 25th & 26th April Callywith College Bodmin  @ 7.30pm  [2.30pm matinee on the 26th] … Read More

Spring news

After two years of developing a script with Dreadnought South West we will be taking it on tour, from April we will be travelling around the south west of England then, after a summer break, we will continue further afield. All tour dates will be posted here when they are confirmed. A Conversation between a pacifist and a militant. How … Read More

List of this weeks Hidden Stories:Hidden Places audio trails

I’ve been working with my ripple colleague Derek Frood to make audio trails for some Heritage open days, the national event is this coming weekend. It is also the first week of the Jewish Heritage Days 2017 and here are three events where our cemetery audio trails can be heard. Thursday 7 September Plymouth Cemetery Audio Trail. 2pm. Listen to … Read More

#ripple’s Hidden Stories: Hidden Places @PolyFalmouth

On Sunday September 10th I will be giving a presentation with my ripple colleague Derek Frood about our Hidden Stories: Hidden Places project. This grew out of our Plymouth Cemetery Audio trail, which took place in a hidden Jewish cemetery on Plymouth Hoe in 2016. After the unexpected success of the trail within the Plymouth Art Weekender we continued the … Read More

Let Me Look At you Edinburgh [preview]

I’ve been working with a good friend and amazing performer Mark Pinkosh, it’s been interesting partly because he lives in Los Angeles for most of the year. So far we have had three weeks face to face split up over 2017 and months of distance dramaturgy in-between without seeing one another. This, in hindsight, has been a rather good way … Read More

Starting to find our Hidden stories:Hidden places

Last year, with my colleague Derek Frood, we made an audio trail within a hidden Jewish cemetery in Plymouth but what we thought would be a quiet weekend, with a handful of curious people, turned into a kind of marathon. Around 120 people turned up each day and those who didn’t have smart phones or headphones waited patiently for one of … Read More

The Hidden Histories Seminar at Plymouth University 29-30 November

  I will be giving a presentation on Wednesday 30th November for a Hidden Histories Seminar organised by the Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery, (a Major Partner Museum in partnership with the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter) hosted in conjunction with Plymouth University and funded by Arts Council England. I will be talking about creating an audio trail … Read More