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“An absurdist ‘Breakfast Club'” – Mega – Tristan Bates Theatre

Three women of apparent conviction introduce themselves on a stage bare but for a stool, lamp and a coat stand. Each has a clear role, accent, lighting state and agenda, but their surety fades...

iTri: Week 5: Run Happy!

In which I... - Run for fun - Swim with a new friend - Complete my first open water mile   If you had said to me just a couple of months - even weeks - ago that I...

“B-word and border busting” – BE Festival, Birmingham

The big 'B' may have been looming over 2019 but the 'B' word didnt stop BE Festival (Birmingham European Festival) from programming their 10th year of experimental European performance at the Birmingham Rep Theatre....

iTri: Week 4: Get Over it Week

In which I... Get over being sick and tired Take a dip with the ducks Wobble round the garden Week 4, 'rest week' has become the closest I have so far comfortably come to completing...

“Hard hitting new relevancy” – Othello Remixed – Omnibus Theatre

Othello Remixed at Omnibus Theatre – Othello’s transformation from respected to disgraced boxing champ packs not just a physical but an emotional punch in the latest Shakespeare ‘remix’ from the exceptional young people of...

iTri: Week 3: On Over-doing it

Week 3 in which I... Discover the cost of over-doing it Break the 5 mile marker Get some straight-up advice about nutrition Ignoring a sniffle at the start of this week, is a mistake that...

iTri: Week 2: Barely a Week

Week 2 in which I... -Try my first 'speed run' -Try life in the fast lane -'Barely' do a week Week 2 was barely a week!, to be frank! Arriving back physically exhausted but mentally invigorated from 4...

“Makes you feel part of something” – Part of the Night: Theatre On Tap...

Any fringe theatre-goer who’s been around London a bit will surely have been to a pub theatre. It’s a custodial London tradition if you’re a fringe-lover to cram yourself into a sweaty (if it’s...

iTRI: Week 1: A Week of Firsts

Week One, in which I... Totter about on a road bike Swim with a friend Run my first long run with a virtual friend Ride the mountains And... We're off! For the next 7 weeks...

iTRI: And Now For Something Completely Different

And now for something completely different… I’ll be taking part in the London Triathlon 2019 as part of the Her Spirit team, in partnership with 220 Triathlon and Limelight Sports.   Although a complete newbie to...