The Wish Game

Sunday mornings are usually a time for snoozing, maybe eating a substantial breakfast and generally resting before the next working week begins. But not so for Lara Williamson…well, not this Sunday anyway. Lara didn’t come alone. Apart from her lovely...

It’s the final countdown

We’re heading for Venus (Venus)…sorry, I got caught in an 80’s big-hair rock loop. I’ve wrangled myself free from the hairspray and bandanas, to let you know that we are almost ready to go live with this year’s schedule. Tickets will be...

A Fond Farewell

I can’t believe that I’m typing the very last blog post of this year’s festival. The week has sped past so quickly in some respects, whilst in others it feels like the festival has been running for months! We ended our run at Brentwood Theatre...

Day of the Dinosaurs

There was a very clear theme yesterday; dinosaurs ruled the day. We began with David O’Connell, who spoke about some of his books and the way that his role varies. Sometimes he illustrates, sometimes he writes, sometimes he does both…he’s a very busy...