A week at Trowbridge Town Hall

First published on the Trowbridge Town Hall website Last week my theatre company – Foolish Hope – was lucky enough to spend a week in residence at Trowbridge Town Hall. We were developing a new comedy called Shakespeare’s Son! (sort of). Set during the early years of the English Civil War, the show is inspiredContinue reading “A week at Trowbridge Town Hall”

Q&A with Dan March, actor, comedian and one of the co-creators of Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain

How did you start out as a performer?  I always enjoyed performing as a child but it was when I was 15 that I knew I wanted to be an actor: I performed the ‘pivotal’ role of English Ambassador in my school’s production of Hamlet – essentially coming on at the end of the four-hourContinue reading “Q&A with Dan March, actor, comedian and one of the co-creators of Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain”

Q&A with Dr Samuel Fanous – Head of Publishing, Bodleian Library Publishing

You were responsible for re-publishing the Instructions pamphlet in 2005. How did you come across the original Instructions and why did you want to bring it to a modern audience?  A curator in the Bodleian Library showed me the original document. I immediately realized what a brilliant little publication this is. In just under 5,000Continue reading “Q&A with Dr Samuel Fanous – Head of Publishing, Bodleian Library Publishing”