Tag Archives: Natural Theatre

Toilet Humour

Not all the productions I have been involved with as one of the leading lights in the Natural Theatre Company have been resounding successes. Many years ago we were commissioned by London’s Oval Theatre to devise an evening show to … Continue reading

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Red Wine Arts Trail 6/4/14

I might have retired from the Natural Theatre Company after nearly 45 crazy years, but rest assured I’m finding plenty to do. Recently I co-produced and indeed co-hosted the annual Wine Arts Trail in association with Bath Comedy Festival. This … Continue reading

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The theme is the theme!

Here’s another piece from my 2000 Bath Chronicle archive. I’ve retired from Natural Theatre now, but I’m pretty sure those highly imaginative bods are still dreaming up bonkers characters to suit the even more bonkers client requests! My friend has … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block, Caribbean Style

Some of you may have noticed that I sometimes miss the Friday deadline for a new column on this site. Well, I fully admit this is because on occasions I just can’t think of anything. Or circumstances have conspired to … Continue reading

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Theatre with no limits

Natural Theatre is famous for its street theatre acts. Their work is designed to be seen by real people in real situations. Though deliberately thought provoking and ‘different’, it is often unannounced and can disappear as anonymously as it arrives. … Continue reading

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Twirling in Berlin

To continue my series about touring with Natural Theatre Company in years gone by, here’s a report I wrote in 2000 for the Bath Chronicle: It was several metres of vulgar, glittering purple and silver must-have brocade, in an otherwise … Continue reading

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Art on the run

In answer to the chap who commented on my blog about enjoying the Natural Theatre’s appearances on the Great British Bike Ride many years ago, I have unearthed this column I wrote for the Bath Chronicle in June 2000. Recently, … Continue reading

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The room of things that could be forgotten

Some years ago I was performing at a theatre festival in Finland with the Natural Theatre Company. On our one night off we were invited by the organisers to performance of what they referred to as a ‘social drama’. Although … Continue reading

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Phone call from Rio

Sorting my papers the other day I came across this section of script from BBC Radio 4’s ‘Double Vision’, February 2000. My alter-ego Lady Margaret was a regular contributor to the series, either with satirical comment or in the form … Continue reading

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The Sack Of Bath

After nearly 45 years with the Natural Theatre Company here in Bath, I’ve just laid down my Pink Suitcase and retired. Obviously I have hundreds, nay thousands of tales to tell about my adventures world-wide with this remarkable company…but I’m … Continue reading

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