I dreamt of a week with no timetable when I could just sit back and be inspired by a range of speakers. But all that inspiration must be interwoven with the very hectic schedule of rehearsing for another cultural exchanges, as I prepare to perform in De Montfort's collaboration with that other hub of Leicester culture, The Curve.
The play, Serious Money is written by Caryl Churchill and is set after
the Big Bang of the 1980s. It's about money, money and more money
and the effects it can and does have on folk. Oh, and it opens on Friday 1st
For me, Cultural Exchanges will be
an exchange. An exchange of character, persona and definitely dress code, as my
character wears a distressing suit (to say the least).
therefore mostly be mixing up my Manda Scott, author of the acclaimed Boudicca
series, with 'A Bull on my Tongue' from the revered novelist, Alan Garner. I
will be adding a dash of Etherington from Serious Money (in the distressing
suits), a sprinkle of the author and screenwriter Andrew Davies, and to see in
which way i am headed, several helpings of postgrad and undergraduate
It will be one busy, exciting, crazy, scary,
intriguing, inspiring week!
Reviews and comment from the Demon Crew - creative writers at De Montfort University, Leicester.