Gillian Brightmore
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May 4, 2012
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May 4, 2012
Gillian Brightmore commented on Sarah Jane Leigh's group Early Days of a Better Nation
"Let us , as Dylan said, begin at the beginning. In a time of the breaking down of democratic rights in UK  what issues do we wish to address through theatre in S.E.Wales ? I agree that the ,'luxury of detachment "is no longer…"
Apr 13, 2012
Gillian Brightmore joined Sarah Jane Leigh's group
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Early Days of a Better Nation

Join this group to get up to date information about Coney's research and development performance in Cardiff:The revolution is over. It is time to start shaping your new nation.   What are the rules we want to live by? Who leads us? Why are we a country at all? Early Days of a Better Nation is about the opportunity to start again. A theatrical exploration of the nature and limitations of democracy, which may - or may not-  unravel into a political game of unintended consequences. This is an…See More
Apr 12, 2012
Gillian Brightmore posted an event

Gill Brightmore at The Shot in Dark Cafe

September 24, 2011 from 1pm to 5pm
The legendary poet & musician LABI SIFFRE is to appear at the Cardiff event for 'One Thousand Poets Rise' in conjunction with Lapidus on the afternoon of 24th September at The Shot in the Dark Cafe , Cardiff.
Sep 17, 2011
abdul shayek replied to Gillian Brightmore's discussion Word4Word Cancellation in the group Word4Word
"Hi Gillian I do apologise once again for confusion on this occasion, it was in no way intentional & is something which will not occur again.  I guess moving forward it would be great to establish a list of people who are interested & I…"
Aug 14, 2011
Gillian Brightmore replied to Gillian Brightmore's discussion Word4Word Cancellation in the group Word4Word
"I would like to point out that I was not, " the only person" not to receive a message.At least three people went to venue on Thursday including Dee Geraghty .Also Jill Berrett, Amanda Rackstraw ,Betty Lane who all performed last W4W with…"
Aug 14, 2011
abdul shayek replied to Gillian Brightmore's discussion Word4Word Cancellation in the group Word4Word
"Hi Gillian We did give people notice, it seems that unfortunately you were the only person who did not receive the message- I do apologize personally for that.  This event required participants to register & audience members to indicate…"
Aug 14, 2011
Gillian Brightmore replied to Mark Blayney's discussion Word4Word is back! in the group Word4Word
"WHY  WAS IT CANCELLED ?"
Aug 14, 2011
Gillian Brightmore added a discussion to the group Word4Word
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Word4Word Cancellation

A group can't flourish can it if cancelled at last moment -Thurs. 11/08 - no notice given?This doesn't say much for the organisation behind it or confidence in the arrangements in my opinion.GBSee More
Aug 14, 2011
Gillian Brightmore joined abdul shayek's group
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Word4Word

A platform for creative words of any kind to be shared and enjoyed. From spoken word to lyrics to fiction to monologues to mini-devised theatre. We want your interpretation...Supported by NTW TEAMSee More
Aug 14, 2011
Gillian Brightmore commented on Sam Boardman-Jacobs's event 'Sam Boardman-Jacobs FOUND REALITY THEATRE'
"This looks like a formidable production Sam. Gill Brightmore"
Jul 9, 2011
Gillian Brightmore left a comment for Wyn Mason
"Wyn Mason: Further to my interview re:MA Scriptwriting I thought you might be interested to know I have a Radio Play in development with BBC Wales. Gillian Brightmore"
Jul 7, 2011
Gillian Brightmore might attend Sam Boardman-Jacobs's event
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Sam Boardman-Jacobs FOUND REALITY THEATRE at CHAPTER ARTS CARDIFF

July 7, 2011 at 8pm to July 9, 2011 at 9:15pm
FOUND REALITY THEATREpresentsWHY MUST I BE SO BLACK & BLUE...The body in pain is a city under siegeAs today's Europe and Middle East crumble under debts & greed, dictators fight for their right to oppress, the ground vomits back yesterdays victims and eagerly swallows up todays. Forgiveness is sought from murdered Palestinian refugees, buried with their hands waving above the ground but instead new vendetta…See More
Jul 7, 2011
Gillian Brightmore is attending abdul shayek's event
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WORD 4 WORD at Cardiff Arts Institute

July 6, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Word 4 Word This poetry and spoken word night kicks off in CAI on the 6th July.Whether a seasoned pro or an aspiring enthusiast, this is event will be ideal for you. Aiming to create a chilled and welcoming environment for all you word conjurers. If you ever wanted to don a mic and create some poetic flow, come along and show us what you got- Word 4 Word open mic night 7-9pm @ CAI 6th July 2011.This project is supported and instigated by National Theatre Wales and has a development opportunity,…See More
Jul 6, 2011
Gillian Brightmore is now a member of National Theatre Wales Community
Feb 20, 2011

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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

Gillian Brightmore's Blog

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…

Continue

Posted on May 4, 2012 at 17:00

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