The second Episode of Series 2 of Vamps is now available for your listening pleasure! Check it out now below (and on iTunes) and if you need to catch up, you can find all previous episodes by clicking on the “Vamps the Podcast” link above.
One year ago today, the incomparable Mr Simon Josiffe and I put on our first rehearsed reading. We’d found a small fringe theatre in London that we could hire for the day relatively cheaply and bribed a bunch of actors with the promise of sandwiches and biscuits. A rehearsed reading is a really back to basics affair with no set, props, or costume – the actors meet to go through the material a couple of times but they perform, sitting or standing, with the scripts in their hands.
Not long after I’d started taking this writing malarkey seriously,
the opportunity came up to go on a script writing retreat. A whole week away to
write in a nice house with some other writers and an editor on hand to chat to?
Sounded great so I signed up.
Hello, Debs here! Thought I’d do you a blog as I’ve just completed my second 28 Plays Later challenge which means that during February this year I wrote, well, 28 Plays.
I suppose the most obvious response to this information
would be to ask “why?” – a question I asked myself on several occasions during
the challenge whilst hunched over my laptop at odd times of night, furiously typing
away at that day’s play.