Script Mix is a rehearsed reading event profiling writers.
29TH MAY 4PM
Rosie Finnegan. Ribs Norman, Tamara von Werthern and Pippa Gladhill.
12TH JUNE 6PM
Tom Parfitt and Martin Malcolm
BURDALL'S YARD, LONDON RD. BATH
Samuel graduated with a BA (Hons) Drama last year. Before attending university he had some work as an actor with performances for cooperate conferences in London, and a short film that was presented at the 2012 Cannas Film Festival. During his time at Bath Spa he worked as one of the producers for the Cracked Theatre Festival through the Egg Theatre. Hel is now studying his MA in Performing Shakespeare, and has just returned from a two weeks residency at the Globe Theatre.
Ribs Norman is a writer from Folkestone, Kent. She holds a master’s degree in palaeopathology, but chose words over dead bodies and went into journalism. Her first play, Not In My Backyard was performed at The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury in May 2015. Her current writing projects include a musical piece for The Marlowe Theare's community project Stacked! (showing July 13th & 14th), a TV sitcom and a play about regret. Safe Word is her second play.
Rosie is a writer, director from Frome. Her works Back to Back became one of the winners of the Port Eliot Festival and Miracle Theatre script writing competition 2010. Her work has been presented at many writing festival in Bristol and Salisbury. Her directing credits included devised performance Midsummer Dusk that was presented at the Frome Festival in 2015.
An alumni of Bath Spa University’s Scriptwriting MA, Tom has been writing scripts for fifteen years. He was introduced to the theatreLab network in 2013, where he worked with Second Premiere Productions and produced a short film, ‘Lofty’. The film was screened at the ‘Nine Stories 2013’ event in Bath.
Pippa's stories have been broadcast on Radio 4, Radio 3, and live from Bath Literature Festival. Her work has won awards, been published by Arachne press, and supported by two Arts Council bursaries. Her plays have received script in hand performances at a number of venues including the Ustinov (Theatre Royal) Bath, Rondo Theatre, Bath, Bordeaux Quay, Bristol and Marlowe Studio, Canterbury.
TAMARA VON WERTHERN
Tamara has had her work staged at the Royal Court Theatre (SUGAR, 2001) the Arcola Theatre (THE WHITE BIKE, 2010; CLOSE, 2011), Hackney Attic (BABY DOLLS, 2015). She has had work developed at The Almeida Theatre, and with the BBC. She trained under Simon Stephens at the Royal Court Young Writers Programme, and took a masterclass with Stephen Jeffreys. She is currently developing her play THE WHITE BIKE for her first full professional production together with theatre director Lily McLeish. As part of this process, the play was presented at The Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh as a dramatic reading in 2015.
Everything Theatre describes Martin’s work as 'brimming with a strange, gritty tenderness'. His plays include Mass Transit (Lost Theatre), Icarus (Southwark Playhouse), Diggers (Theatre 503), Squad (Camden People’s Theatre), Fake Fur Coat (Tristan Bates), Ink (Simulacra Studio), Drifters (Bike Shed), Kingdom of the Icebear (Rondo), Care (Rosemary Branch) and NightFlyer (Burdall’s Yard / Lion and Unicorn).
James is a early career director based in Bath with a passion for new writing and theatre for a young audience. He is an Associate Director of Ignite for whom he has devised a new TYA piece called Ours, based on the poem Two Little Kittens, which is touring nurseries in Bath, Bristol and South Wales area. He is also there youth director, about to direct Twelfth Night.
Lucy is in her final year studying Drama at Bath Spa University. She Co - Directed “Tell No One,” an immersive and site specific piece in the Castle at the University. She performed in “The Heist,” a bank robbery comedy following the plans of five men as they try and pull off the bank robbery of the century and “The Last Crimson Ball,” another immersive, site specific piece based on Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Red Shoes.’ She has directed many performances over the last 5 years through school and college, and is something she wants to pursue in the future.