Yarm

Yarm

Like any author, I’m never happier than when selling books. Helping me at Yarm was Drake’s Bookshop of Stockton-on-Tees.   On a lovely summer’s evening beside the River Tees, the Theatre show with Andy Richardson comes to this lovely town which I’ve never previously...
Stoke Newington

Stoke Newington

If you look down to the right of this photo (taken on the roof-top of our hotel) you can just about make out the entrance to Stoke Newington Town Hall which is the hub of this marvellous festival now in it’s 10th year.   I’m being interviewed by Suzanne Moore, one of...
Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury

No photo from Shrewsbury – (an internal enquiry is underway and heads will roll!) – which means I can’t illustrate the magnificent Theatre Severn or the beautiful town that it’s situated in.   This was a big event with over 250 people attending. My...
Coventry

Coventry

Here I am entering through the stage door of the Albany Theatre in Coventry.   The baton representing UK City of Culture will pass from Hull to Coventry in 2021. I’m confident that Coventry will repeat the success of my adopted home City and theatres like the Albany...
Devizes

Devizes

Yet more books to be signed as the theatre tour reaches  the Devizes Wharf Theatre on a wet Sunday evening.  Created by the local amateur dramatic society in 1979, The Wharf is another thriving theatre venue despite its small capacity.   All 82 seats are sold for...