Adrian Metcalfe's Blog – April 2014 Archive (3)

Life in a Small-Scale Theatre Company...

It was a good day yesterday.

We rehearsed the piece in the morning and then in the afternoon we trod the route through Swansea...it was damp...but as you can see we were all in good spirits. One of our actors, Kevin johns, is also the chaplain of the Swans, so we were stopped along the way by a number of jubilant fans, rejoicing the fact that we have maintained premiership status. 

We spoke some of the words in situ. It was great see the interest from local and…

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Added by Adrian Metcalfe on April 29, 2014 at 16:41 — No Comments

Life in a Small-Scale Theatre Company...

Today is the first day of rehearsals for Return Journey....old faces and new...can't wait to be honest. It's a wonderful piece and is up there with Do Not Go Gentle and Under Milk Wood for lyricism, loss and language. Re-reading it last night makes you realise quite how great he was. Marvellous Stuff.…

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Added by Adrian Metcalfe on April 28, 2014 at 6:43 — No Comments

Life in a Small-Scale Theatre Company...

I drove into Mumbles last night with a slightly broken car, tired, but very happy. We had a read-through of the first draft of Aberystywth Mon Amour yesterday in a friendly village hall with a lovely group of actors who had given up their time and an afternoon to help us listen to Malcolm's first draft. It was great. For a first draft, we were very pleased indeed. It's very encouraging when actors spontaneously laugh out loud during a read-through, and Malcolm has done a great job of…

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Added by Adrian Metcalfe on April 23, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments

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