Category Archives: Theatre

Yesterday on Ujima – Gareth, Fitness, Trans Theater & Stopping Violence

It was a very full show as always on Women’s Outlook yesterday. I started out talking to local author, Gareth L. Powell, about his latest book, a short story collection called Entropic Angel (after a story originally published by me … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman V0.1

International Women’s Day is coming up tomorrow. I’ll be in Bristol doing training, then in Bath for their Reclaim the Night march, so I’m unlikely to get any blogging done. So I am doing something today instead. We’ll hopefully see … Continue reading

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Yesterday on Ujima – Manuelita, Barnett, Pinborough & WEP

Yesterday’s radio seemed to go off OK. Here’s the traditional round-up post. We began with a live interview with the fabulous Tamsin Clarke of the Popelei Theatre Company. Much of the conversation was about Manuelita, the one-woman play based on … Continue reading

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18th Century Surround Sound

Bristol’s Old Vic is apparently the oldest working theatre in the UK (The Globe is of course, a modern reproduction). This year it will celebrate its 250th anniversary. As part of that they are doing a lot of historical work, … Continue reading

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Today on Ujima: Lovecraft, Planetfall, AIDS and Cinders

Today’s show on Ujima began with me interviewing local writer, Jonathan L Howard, about his new book, Carter & Lovecraft (which I reviewed here). We talked a fair amount about Lovecraft the man, about the World Fantasy Awards and the … Continue reading

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Today On Ujima – Feminism and Fringe

Yeah, I have been back on the radio again. Paulette is still in Jamaica so I was allowed to put the whole show together myself. What I wasn’t expecting was that I’d end up learning to be an engineer on … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds: TNG

As some of you may know, I am a big fan of Jeff Wayne’s musical version of the HG Wells novel, The War of the Worlds. It was first released in 1978, and you can get an idea of its … Continue reading

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Today on Ujima: BristolCon, Maya Angelou & Thomas Glave

First up on today’s show I had the fabulous Roz Clarke in to do a quick preview of BristolCon. We may have mentioned several people that you know. It gave me a warm and cosy feeling to note that almost … Continue reading

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Frogs

Yesterday evening I took myself up to Clifton to see the latest production by our local feminist theatre company, Hecate. Their stated aim is, “to reinvent Classical and Modern theatre with an all-female cast.” The production I saw was of … Continue reading

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Today in Bristol – Harkaway, Chartreuse & Frogs

Today on Women’s Outlook I’ll be running the interview with Nick Harkaway that I made last week at Mr. B’s. You can listen online via the Ujima Radio website. I’ll post the Listen Again links tomorrow. Also on the show … Continue reading

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Today On Ujima

Paulette is on holiday, so hosting of today’s Women’s Outlook show fell mostly to me. My thanks to Jackie for giving me 15 minutes off for a breather. Aside from that I did a whole two hour show. We began … Continue reading

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Ujima: Bea Hitchman, Kate Dunn, Edson Burton

Yesterday’s Women’s Outlook show began with me interviewing local writer, Bea Hitchman. I first met Bea as part of the 2012 LGBT History Month activities, and have been looking forward to her book, Petite Mort, ever since. I’m delighted to … Continue reading

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Genetic Engineering and Feminist Theatre at Ujima

I spent all of yesterday in Bristol. Mainly that was because I had a whole hour of live radio to fill, and two fabulous guests. The show is available here. To whet your appetites, here is some of what we … Continue reading

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Busy Week

Sorry about the lack of bloggage recently. Yesterday and much of today are being taken up with an urgent piece of work for the day job. It makes me money, and nothing else I do does, so I have to … Continue reading

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More SF Drama

No, not another flame war, actual dramatic presentations. Firstly Marjorie writing about the Neverwhere production at the Progress Theatre in Reading. And secondly James Bacon writing about a “shadow theatre” production of The Nightmare Before Christmas that was staged at … Continue reading

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Halo Hits the Boards

A Manchester pub/theatre is staging a play based on Alan Moore and Ian Gibson’s legendary 2000AD comic series, The Ballad of Halo Jones. James Bacon has been to see it, and has written a review for Forbidden Planet International. It … Continue reading

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