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Who was Harriet Martineau?

Harriet Martineau (1802-1876) has been described as Britain’s first female journalist, the first professional ‘woman of letters’, and the founder of the modern discipline we call sociology. 652 more words

Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing Review

Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing by Shelagh Stephenson. Photo Keith Pattison

Last week saw the opening of Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing to a full and enthusiastic audience at Live Theatre. 673 more words

A Plot Of Land On Which To Build My Dreams

Today’s post is thanks to inspiration from 365 Days Of Writing Prompts

A plot of earth You’re given a plot of land and have the financial resources to do what you please. 964 more words

Coming alive again through love

Hedydd Dylan, who plays Lady Chatterley, tells us a little about the production

For those who don’t already know the story, what can you tell us about… 974 more words


Don't try this at home!

Actor Stu Mcloughlin, soon to be appearing in the new production of FRANKENSTEIN which opens this Thursday, travelled to Manchester to have his head cast for one of the props. 91 more words


Update from the Workshop team

Deputy Head of Workshop Laura Davies updates us on what the team has been getting up to.

As usual, it’s been an interesting week in the workshop. 265 more words


The first wall - Part I

In August we invited for the first time some friends to help us with the project and to try as guinea pigs the idea of combined work and holidays. 458 more words