Gillian Brightmore
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What I do:
Freelance writer /tutor /mental health blogger based in Cardiff.
Co; Founder with poet Elisabeth Bletsoe women's Chapter based performance group, "Deadlier than the Male " @1990's
"The Woman Who Loved Cucumbers" :Honno Press 2002
Contributed to Michael Kelligan's Upstairs at Dempsey's Pub Theatre.
Rehearsed readings Venue 2 @ Sherman Theatre

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CLYTEMNESTRA 03/05/12

I felt that this production title written by the poet Gwyneth Lewis should have at least included the words,

"Adapted from ..the original Greek Tragedy' on the publicity.

To me ' this' Clytemnestra had none of the pathos or final cathartic effect of a tragedy and was an unsuccessful mis - match of contemporary with the ancient myth.the language also alternated between Valleys speak and a more ancient delivery.

The main actor actor were, in my opinion,  'over the top' and…

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Posted on May 4, 2012 at 17:27

CLYTEMNESTRA 03/05/12

I felt that this production title written by the poet Gwyneth Lewis should have at least included the words,

"Adapted from ..the original Greek Tragedy' on the publicity.

To me ' this' Clytemnestra had none of the pathos or final cathartic effect of a tragedy and was an unsuccessful mis - match of contemporary with the ancient myth.The language also alternated between Valleys speak and a more ancient delivery that was unrealistic.

The main actor actor were, in my…

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Posted on May 4, 2012 at 17:00

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Our Theatre lights have lost their shimmer and sparkle with the passing of a true valley legend. Frank Vickery writer, actor , director and dame extraordinaire. RCT Theatres family will miss you . We light our venues in pink tonight in your memory #madeimRCtpic.twitter.com/oyhs22SOUq

Our Theatre lights have lost their shimmer and sparkle with the passing of a true valley legend. Frank Vickery writer, actor , director and dame extraordinaire. RCT Theatres family will miss you . We light our venues in pink tonight in your memory

We are very sad to hear of the passing of one of Wales’ most talented and funniest playwrights, Frank Vickery. A great loss to our Welsh theatre industry. He will be greatly missed.

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