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Radio project with Seacroft Womens Fellowship

Over the course of 2011, I was lucky enough to be asked to work with the Seacroft Women’s Fellowship – a group of women who meet every week at Seacroft Methodist Chapel in East Leeds. The fellowship has been in … Continue reading

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Leeds Library performances, 21st & 28th November

Hello All, Just a quick reminder about the show I’ve been working on with the wonderful A Quiet Word. The piece is called The Book in my Head is Now on the Page and it’ll be happening at The Leeds … Continue reading

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Edinburgh blog – What’s On Stage

Well, it appears to have finally arrived. This year, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival runs from the 5th to the 29th of August. It lays claim to the title of the world’s biggest arts festival. And I’m going to be a … Continue reading

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ELFM Storytelling Cabaret – The Seven Ages of Man

I’ve been working quite a lot this year with the lovely people at East Leeds FM – a community radio station based in Seacroft. The company work with schools, community groups and local artists to create and broadcast a whole … Continue reading

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Brighton Fringe – Reviews of Be Prepared

“The kind of man who has a favourite acorn, rescues forgotten toys from bins and enjoys watching long-lost B-movies, Bellwood came across like a foppish Steve Coogan or a thoughtful Mark Gatiss on stage…” [read more] Chris Challis, www.theargus.co.uk and … Continue reading

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New podcasts / 365 tiny stories April round-up

There’s a couple of new Book Club podcasts up on the Simply Syndicated website – more info on the listen/podcasts page. You can also read the tiny stories for April here and follow the project on Twitter here.

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365 Tiny Stories About Leeds

In a spectacular collapse of previous scruples, I’ve finally succumbed to the siren-song of twitter, which (if a bit relentless) is not nearly as unpleasant as I had suspected it might be. If anyone fancies a chat you can find … Continue reading

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Spoken Word at the Common Place – Last Ever Weekend

Alas, the amazing Common Place – Leeds premier radical social centre – is closing down after six years. There’s various reasons for the closure which you can read about in more detail on the Common Place website http://www.thecommonplace.org.uk/ Some of … Continue reading

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Brighton Fringe in May

I’m off down South in May to be part of the wonderful Brighton Fringe. I’m going to be performing a brand new, updated and revised version of Be Prepared at Upstairs at Three and Ten on the 20th, 21st & … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th March – Theatre Uncut Event

Just a quick post to let you know about an event I’m involved with this Saturday. Myself and some others will be performing a short selection of plays and sketches in response to the government’s current savaging of the public … Continue reading

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