Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why I Write About Rape

Jodie Foster made a brilliant and much-needed statement recently about the over-reliance male writers/directors have on rape as a plot device and explanation for female motivation. I agreed with her, but then I felt uncomfortable, since I’ve used sexual assault … Continue reading

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The Great Class Debate in Acting

So everyone and their mother has waded in on the Great Acting Class Debate and I guess I’ve ranted about it in my head enough to feel compelled to chip in. I was reading this Guardian article and what really … Continue reading

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‘The Neighbourhood Project’ at the Bush Theatre

For the past five months I’ve been working on a theatre production at the Bush Theatre, in which I acted and also wrote one section of the play. Below is a piece I wrote about the experience, originally posted on … Continue reading

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