Early Notes from ‘They Came From Woking’

In ages past, I was in a play. Here are some old notes about it. This is a page for recording ideas about Kristen McGorry’s script for a comedy play based around HG Wells’s book ‘The War of the Worlds’ and the Jeff Wayne 1978 rock opera album based upon it. Have a character called… Continue reading Early Notes from ‘They Came From Woking’

Settling In

That went very well last night. The last minute tweaks and figuring out where to leave stuff for easy access has seemed to work. If I sort out the Scriptless Wonder game cards on the train on the way home (or on my desk at work) I can be ready to go immediately we get… Continue reading Settling In

Over The Top…

…and down the rollercoaster! One show down! Well that wasn’t so bad in the end. I had been really nervous about my lines, but I managed to do pretty well, I thought. I always get nervous about my lines, and you’d think that I would realise that it always goes well in the end. But… Continue reading Over The Top…

First Night Tonight

“No turning back now, this is for real…” The props are boxed and ready. The costumes are laid out. The script is memorised (honest). The tickets are selling. The crew are awaiting instructions. The cast are at work until this afternoon. The theatre is empty (hopefully). The pep-emails are flying. The Facebook is updated. The… Continue reading First Night Tonight

TCFW Props Workshop 1

How To Make Alien Insect Goggles You will need: 2x cheap white plastic tea strainers white fabric elastic craft knife scissors sticky plasters and up-to-date tetanus innoculation antibacterial cleaning materials metal skewer open flame, like a gas hob oven glove Instructions: With the craft knife, cut off the parts of the tea strainers that rest… Continue reading TCFW Props Workshop 1

They Came From Woking / Scriptless Wonder 2007

Gawd help me, here I go again! This time it’s a double bill – They Came From Woking is a new play by my good friend Kristen, about a UFO-obsessed nerd who learns that his planet is being invaded, and in the meantime learns a few things about life as well… And then it’s a… Continue reading They Came From Woking / Scriptless Wonder 2007