‘Barber Shop Chronicles’

[Mark Brenner Photography] “The older a man get, the faster he can run as a boy”. ‘One day. Six cities. A thousand stories.’ From a barber shop in Peckham, to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos and Accra, Barber Shop Chronicles is a journey through many cultures, traditions, and arguments. Generations of barbers, and, generations of men. … More ‘Barber Shop Chronicles’

‘Antony & Cleopatra’

[Johan Persson Photography] “Though I make this marriage for my peace ⁄ In the East my pleasure lies” Surrounded by gossip and scandal, Antony (Ralph Fiennes) has fallen hard for Cleopatra (Sophie Okonedo). Civil war and rebellion is ever-present, alliances are strained, but Antony just can’t quit his Egyptian Queen. We are poolside at the … More ‘Antony & Cleopatra’

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol [production week]

Since October, I’ve been working on two shows for the festive season: one, an immersive weekly cabaret; the other, an Edinburgh take on The Christmas Carol. Similar to The Suppliant Women, there was a callout for singers to play protestor carolers in the production. Yes, protestor carolers. The ban on Christmas/Yule vacation in Scotland wasn’t … More An Edinburgh Christmas Carol [production week]