Come Yew in! – The final curtain

Come Yew in! – The final curtain

It’s over. Apart of course for a whole heap of stuff going on: evaluation, the final wash up, the songbook and education material for the schools, the final accounting. But IT – is over. It’s both easy and difficult to reflect on the experience...
10 days to go

10 days to go

No blog, written in snatched, occasional moments without much forethought, can capture all the twists and turns and multiple challenges of this journey. So taking it from just now – I was sitting back after rehearsal, late up again, dwelling on all the...
Anxiety dreaming

Anxiety dreaming

It’s a bank holiday and there’s not much I can do except worry. Everyone is having a well deserved break – but it doesn’t seem right – there’s too much to do! 30 days before opening and the anxiety dreams are kicking in – poor...
Working on it…

Working on it…

It’s one in the morning and I am still staring at a screen – running out of useful thoughts for the day but failing to acknowledge it…. time to write a blog! I don’t know where we were the last time I wrote but with about 8 weeks to go we now have a...
On the hoof

On the hoof

Just dashing off to our final open casting workshop – not sure of what new surprises I will find there. My mind is racing forward with late applications to supplement the schools work that has bubbled up so deliciously – that and a hundred other things...
Practical people and cheesy puffs

Practical people and cheesy puffs

Hoping for “happy surprises” was how I finished the last blog – and indeed we have had a few of them since. It seems – and I really don’t want to say this too loudly – that this production is well-starred. Two of the biggest nuts...
“….eee’s making it up as he goes along…”

“….eee’s making it up as he goes along…”

So we are leading up to our launch on 12th March at the ever supportive Norwich Arts Centre. Before I left for 4 days of blissful forgetfulness with my lady in Amsterdam, I felt a certain relief that we now have a some key people in place – as well as the...
Come Yew In! – Where to start

Come Yew In! – Where to start

In trying to begin  this blog I’ve written and then rejected  several opening  sentences , all of them worse than this one.  I’m struggling to know where to start talking about a project that I am so close to, and that is so multi-faceted and potentially...