Chapter Two: Team Pea Abroad

As you lie soundly sleeping in your warm cosy beds, Team Pea are up & prepping for Tech run number two! 7000 miles across the planet, it's already lunchtime and the theatre is very much awake and ready to rumble.    As the actors take a well earned break in the Singapore sun, (or perhaps more notably,… Read more »

Our first meeting…

This morning was my first official meeting at tutti-frutti as part of my BBC Fellowship and it started with a miserable sky of sleet, an hour long traffic jam and a cup of coffee spilled all over my frock. Brilliant. Thankfully Wendy Harris (tutti’s Artistic Director) and Mike Kenny (or should I say, Olivier Award… Read more »

Introducing Stacey Sampson

How exciting, my first job as a BBC Performing Arts Fellow, to write a blog explaining who I am and how I came to be here, as part of the tutti frutti team. So, here goes..! I started out my career in the arts as an actress and have worked professionally in theatre and television… Read more »

tutti frutti hits Hong Kong

    Saturday 31st May  So we are getting ready to take Rapunzel to Hong Kong: ·         Clothes for hot weather – check ·         Shoes – plenty – I like shoes ·         Passport – check ·         Boarding pass (on iphone) – check ·         Sun cream – (its going to be 32 degrees) – check ·         Lap top… Read more »

The first performance of Monday’s Child

We presented our first public performance of ‘Monday’s Child’ in Burniston and Claughton Village Hall yesterday to a lovely family audience. There were babies, grandparents and people in between. Josie who plays the girl, Jo our Stage Manager, Wendy the Director, Jo the Movement Director and Alison our Tour Manager were all very busy, nervous… Read more »