July 2018

This week’s reading will be Double Image by Carolyn Pertwee and is on Friday at So & So @ The Bridge at 7.30pm. It will be directed by Paul Clayton, and star Amanda Alexander, Alexander Allin, and Andrew Forbes. Doors will open at 7pm. Latecomers will not be admitted.

What Our Members Are Up To

  • Great work from Marie Fortune, who recently ran a workshop with Arts4Dementia and Dementia Pathfinders. Very inspirational!
  • Nigel Fairs is currently at the National Theatre in Brian Friel’s Translations. His play Morning is Red will also be on at the Arundel Festival from 18-21 Aug.
  • Andy Watkins has just been cast on the Kinky Boots UK tour.
  • David Mildon is understudying Consent at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
  • Congrats to Erin Geraghty who has just completed a very successful run in Punchdrunk’s Small Wonders.
  • Lexi Wolfe and Andrew Slade present The Pendle Witch, telling the story from 1636 that lead to the witch’s imprisoned, beginning at a Witchcraft Trial, twenty-four years previously.
  • So & Sos can get hold of £8 tickets for Ros Adler’s big hearted comedy about feeling flawed, Damaged Goods. (Use code SOANDSO.) Starring Ros Adler and Richard Heap, and co-produced by Sarah Lawrie, it runs 16-18 Jul in Playmill 2018 at the King’s Head.
  • Nigel Osner invites everyone to his 2018 show, next on at the Camden Fringe, Too Young to Stay in (Too Old to Go Out!) from 17-19 Aug at the Etcetera Theatre. Life’s challenges and opportunities for those that little bit older!
  • Kat Rogers is appearing as Verges in OVO’s open-air musical version of Much Ado About Nothing. Playing from until 21 Jul at the Roman Theatre of Verulamium in St Albans, and 27 Aug – 1 Sep in the Minack Theatre in Cornwall.
  • Cleo Sylvestre is currently playing in Alan Bennett’s new play, Allelujah, at the Bridge Theatre, directed by Nicholas Hytner.
  • Claire Louise Amias plays Sheila in Relatively Speaking in July at Theatre Royal Windsor, directed by Claire Evans.
  • Claire Cartwright is currently playing in Alkaline at the Park Theatre, a play about faith, friendship and fear. A play about change, painful endings and new beginnings. Where does our duty lie? And do we ever dare to be different?
New Members
Congratulations to our  new yearly members Navneet SeerahJulian Boote, and Nicole Bartlett.
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Best wishes to all,

Dave Spencer