How do woman tell each other their stories? How do women map out their journeys through womanhood from adolescence to old age? Where do women share their information, advice, facts, stories, truths, wisdom and secrets so that they can learn from each other? And why do all these things begin with M?
Cardiff based Omidaze Productions presents an experimental exploration and collaboration between theatre, new writing, comedy, movement and visual art using real women’s stories and testimonies. A company of women invite you to join them on the tour of their 2010 sell out show….
Things Beginning with M……… It’s going to be a long list.
Directed by Yvonne Murphy and written by Emily Steel, Omidaze Productions is excited to announce that Things Beginning with M will be MC-d by award winning UK based American comedienne, Taylor Glenn. Taylor is currently touring her show; Reverse Psycomedy, which featured at The Gilded Balloon at Edinburgh Festival 2012.
Visual Artists Cath Rive & Katie Rigby, Cast includes Catriona James who is currently receiving rave reviews for her role in National Theatre Wales’ Branches.
He may still be best remembered for the role of sex-crazed Patrick in ‘Coupling’, but Ben Miles has had an impressive career on stage and screen since the sitcom ended. Following a couple of showstopping roles in Pinter’s ‘Betrayal’ and the stage adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s ‘Wolf Hall’, Miles is soon back at the National Theatre for Alexi Kaye Campbell’s new play ‘Sunset At The Villa Thalia’. We caught up with him to talk Greece, Cromwell and pure endurance.
Playwright, novelist, poet, photographer, visual artist, songwriter…phew. Acclaimed polymath Philip Ridley burst onto the theatrical scene in the early 90’s with a provocative series of plays and has been challenging audiences across a range of forms ever since. With a new play beginning soon, we speak to him about film, a changing London and how theatre teaches you to feel.
It feels as if we’ve only just had a bank holiday and then another one pops its head up. Such is the glory of May! Make the most of the (hopefully) sunny week and another long weekend with some of our top picks: graffiti festivals and pub theatres, performance art, free films and the Sunday papers brought to life.