So, it’s the day before. Rehearsal without tech has made me feel nervous as my sound was great over one PA system and not so much yesterday. I looked at the soundboard though and have been reassured it will be fine when the techs set it up. So I have imposter syndrome today. Do theyContinue reading “Neurodelicious debut”
On 4th November, the Dead Poets will debut at https://www.talltreesmusicvenue.com in Cambridge. Our company of four actors will perform a spooky evening of spoken word by myself, writer Virginia Betts, from my books The Camera Obscure and Tourist to the Sun, and also some of the Thirty Angry Ghosts from the book of the sameContinue reading “Dead Poets Debut!”
I haven’t blogged for a while because I have been really busy rehearsing for my part in Neurodelicious Launch Pad. I’m not only performing two of my poems, Tourist to the Sun, and Masking, I am also singing and dancing as Kate Bush! We are a cast of all neurodivergent performers and this variety cabaretContinue reading “Neurodelicious launchpad: Pioneering a new type of entertainment accessible to all!”
Rehearsals are underway for an exciting and innovative new performance. I have just signed my Equity contract for Neurodelicious, and at the moment I can reveal that I will be performing an act called words to life which will bring my poetry and stories to the stage, plus I may be singing as a certainContinue reading “Neurodelicious Lauch Pad”
I am takin apart in this festival on Sunday from 9 til the afternoon. I’ll be selling and signing my books, performing my poetry and also playing Anne Boleyn from Mai Black’s Thirty Angry Ghosts.
My second book, a collection of poetry called Tourist to the Sun, is now into the publication process. It’s being published by Tsaunderspublications and includes many previously published poems but now all in one place and my own book. The amazing cover (to be revealed soon) is designed by The incredibly talented Lynn Stuart, whoContinue reading “Breaking news!”
Last night I participated in the late night cafe for the Wolsey writers. I read my poem, An afternoon walk, which you can hear below. the standard of work was excellent and it was a thoroughly enjoyable evening. thanks to Katie Ward and tony Casement for supporting emerging authors in Suffolk.
I thought I would update my biography and so here it is below. Please follow me on twitter (@ResultsGin); Instagram (ginnb900) and find me on Facebook as Virginiacbetts or at Results Tutoring. I’m also on TikTok and will be promoting my new book, The Camera Obscure, through July and August. It’s out to buy onContinue reading “A little about me”
This weekend I went to see Martin Newell and his hosepipe band open the Felixstowe book festival at The Two Sister arts Centre in Trimely. I last saw Martin in Wivenhoe, where we got rip-roaringly drunk in the pub. Martin is a brilliant poet, and a great singer – well-known for 80’s rock band TheContinue reading “Martin Newell rocks!”
Here is a link to you tube’s film of All Change! a play in verse by Peter Sandberg in which I appeared. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CR7ZDs9veu4&feature=youtu.be Have fun – I was very pleased with my monologue ‘Just as a Butterfly’ which is about halfway through, and towards the end. It was originally an opera, so all the poemsContinue reading “A bit of theatre!”