Kate Saffin

Interview with Shit Theatre: Women's Hour (no relation to the R4 one)

Kate Saffin in conversation with Shit Theatre's Becca and Louise, who are currently touring Women's Hour a feminist show that explores gender inequality with song, roller skates and kinder eggs.

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Rebellious Acts - meet our writers: Kate Saffin

Meet the writers behind Female Arts 'Rebellious Acts' production this Saturday 14th May at South Street Arts Centre. Introducing Kate Saffin, the writer of 'Isobel's War'.

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Female Arts present Rebellious Acts

Female Arts in association with South Street Arts Centre present ‘Rebellious Acts’ an evening of incendiary new writing on Saturday 14th May at South Street Arts Centre in Reading as part of Female Arts magazine 5th birthday celebrations. Complimented by free workshops in review writing and short-play wrighting. Funded by Reading Borough Council as part of Reading Year of Culture 2016.

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The Silver Gym - Queen's Theatre Review

A sparkling witty life affirming feminist romp that celebrates diversity and ageing (not necessarily at the same time) and reminds us that even the most unlikely activists can make a difference.

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Stench - Theatre Review

A deft piece of new writing exploring life for unsettled twenty somethings, laced with quite a lot of alcohol. There are plenty of laughs but the darker undercurrents of shifting family and friendship dynamics are what makes it stand out.

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4

Interview: Nichola McAuliffe

Playwright and actress Nichola McAuliffe has worked extensively on both stage and screen. Here she talks to Kate Saffin about her approach to writing and the choice to send the writer Nihcola McAuliffe to the Canary Islands to misbehave in a bar so that the actor Nichola McAuliffe can focus on realising the character on stage.

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Interview: Amy Conachan

Scottish actor, Amy Conachan, talks about her role in Wendy Hoose. Described as an ‘outspoken comedy of bad manners’ by the critics, Johnny McKnight's play for Birds of Paradise and Random Accomplice Wendy Hoose has wowed the critics in Scotland (including Edfringe last year) and is about to open at Soho theatre (Apr 12th-May 7th). I talked to Amy Conachan who plays Laura in this two hander about what happens when things aren’t quite what they at first seem…

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Interview with Sian Rowland - RED Women's Theatre Awards finalist playwright

Sian Rowland was a primary school deputy head, then a local authority adviser and is now a freelance trainer. With 'Spurn The Dust' Sian Rowland is a finalist playwright in the inaugural RED Women's Theatre Awards showcase this Sunday 6th March at the Greenwich Theatre, London.

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Valiant: Lanna Joffrey and Allie Renzetti - Interview

Lanna Joffrey created Valiant from the book of verbatim interviews Valiant Women in War and Exile by Sally Hayton-Keeva. Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015 the show will be part of JW3’s celebration of International Women’s Day in North London.

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To She or Not to She - Edfringe Review

'Frailty thy name is woman?! Oh get stuffed Will!' - 14 year old Emma Bentley’s response to realising that the Bard wrote all the best parts are for men and that, despite being the best actress in the school, she isn’t going to be playing Hamlet.

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