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 »

Making of ‘Monday’s Child’

Today is Monday and tomorrow will be the first performance of ‘Monday’s Child’, so hopefully like Tuesday’s child we are full of grace! The set is packed, our lines are learnt (hopefully) and my belly is full of butterflies! I will be playing the little girl in the show and can’t wait to see how… Read more »

Monday’s Child Costume Design

Woman’ and ‘Girl’ are the two characters in Monday’ Child. It was my job to come up with what they would be wearing.   It is important that the actors are comfortable and able to move and dance freely. I wanted to create simple shapes with plain block colours for the two characters. Some of the… Read more »