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THE PALACE THAT JOAN BUILT

Over the last few months, artist Mel Brimfield and I have been immersing ourselves in the life and work of East End legend, radical director and socialist visionary JoanLittlewood. With the help of sparkly-minded kids from across the Newham borough, gifted young singer-songwriters at the Theatre Royal, and a diverse range of wonky-brained artists at […]

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS / MUSICIANS / THEATRISTS / WONKY CREATIVE STRADDLERS OF ALL SHAPES AND GUISES…

Come run amok with me and crazy-brilliant artist Mel Brimfield at the National Theatre Studio and help us to build a FUN PALACE! This year is the centenary of mischievous radical and inspirational director Joan Littlewood, and we’re BLOODY excited to report that the Live Art Development Agency have commissioned us as part of their DIY scheme to explore her unrealised plans, creative […]

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First Night in Kenya

A very special first night in Mombasa.  I sang an impromptu set with the Sunshine Boys, and then some members of the Giriama tribe – the largest coastal tribe in Kenya – demonstrated a harvest ritual dance.  It inevitably felt a little grin-and-grass-skirts for-the-tourists, but the energy was still electric and the drumming made my […]

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