Writers Announced!

Delighted to announce the wonderful writers for Story Friday Chemistry next week. We’ve got Nicolas Ridley, Philip Douch, Clare Reddaway, Alison Clink, Christopher Moore, Stephanie Weston and a lovely piece of flash from Georgia Stride. We’ve got potions and poisons, chemistry labs and geography lessons, flirtations and flutters! Intrigued? Come along to Burdall’s Yard next Friday 8th November for some glorious chemistry stories! Doors open 7.15 for stories starting at 8.00, tickets £5 on the door. See you there!

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Weather’s looking good – fingers crossed! – for the weekend!

Story Friday Goes Walking is this Saturday 21st September. We’ve got wonderful stories and memoirs from Misha Carder, Mark Hynes, Mark Rutterford, Elaine Miles, Clare Reddaway and Olly Langdon. The stories are funny and sad, moving and memorable. They have to be heard to be believed! Meet us at Walcot Chapel at 2pm to walk and wonder with us as we listen to some glorious stories. Click here for more info.

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Writers announced!

We’ve got some bloomin’ marvellous stories for The Garden this Friday 3rd May.  Writers Mark Rutterford, Martin Philips, Clare Reddaway, Ysella Sims, Crysse Morrison, Stephanie Weston and Adrian Paul take us on dramatic, meditative, funny and surreal trips through their gardens.  Come along and have a listen, 8pm, Burdall’s Yard, 3rd May!

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Interview with Michelle Wen Lee

Michelle muses about Little Potatoes, her kind of theatre, what she thought of travelling in China and what it’s like being a BAME actor outside London in a lovely interview prior to Little Potatoes staging at the Old Red Lion.  Read the interview here.


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Writers for Story Friday ‘2018’

We’re very excited to welcome a fantastic group of writers to the stage for the first Story Friday of 2019.  Mark Rutterford, Elaine Miles, Clare Reddaway, David Wood, Matt Harris and Stephanie Weston will bring you tales of football won and lost, of fairytale kings and time travellers, of journeys to the sun and of the daily displeasures of our current news cycle.  We’ve also got some even more topical tales in our Story Friday challenge – a story or stories inspired by this week’s news!  Come along on Friday 25th January to Burdall’s Yard, doors open 7.15, stories start at 8!

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Story Friday Feast on Friday 30th November

We’ve got a fantastic line-up of writers with a lip-smackingly delicious selection of stories for Story Friday Feast! We’ll be welcoming Philip Douch, Elaine Miles, Ali Bacon, Nicolas Ridley, Tony Kirkwood, Ed Broom, Doc Watson and Debbie Beale, with an amuse bouche by Jenny Woodhouse in the programme.  A cornucopia of delights awaits you!

Come along to Burdall’s Yard, 7A Anglo Terrace Bath BA1 5NH on Friday 30th November.  Doors open 7.15, stories start at 8.00pm.  Tickets are £5 on the door.  See you there!


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Zombies & memory theft, painted phoenixes & eugenics – we’ve got some fab stories at next week’s Story Friday! We’re thrilled to welcome writers Nicolas Ridley, Stephanie Weston, Clare Reddaway, Victoria Dowd, Christine Roberts, Richard Bond and Christina Saunders – many of whom have not appeared at Story Friday before.  Story Friday Tomorrow is on 21st September 8pm at Burdall’s Yard, 7A Anglo Terrace Bath BA1 5NH.  Tickets £5 on the door. See you there!

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Out and about in the sunshine

We’ve been out and about in and around Bath, telling tales in the sunshine at Prior Park – with Foraged Fictions – and by candlelight at the Frome Festival – with Tales for a Tin Tabernacle (thank you to Mark Rutterford and Julie Green for joining us at the Tin Church).   Foraged Fictions went down a storm – we got 5* from Theatre Bath, with a lovely review: “..a unique experience that echoes in the memory for long afterwards.”  Some audience comments include saying the evenings were ‘beautiful’ and ‘atmospheric’, ‘fabulous stories in fabulous surroundings’!  We’ve really enjoyed ourselves, and loved meeting all our audiences.  Thank you to everyone for coming!  And now, to Edinburgh…!!



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Recordings are online

Recordings from Story Friday Stolen are ready and waiting for your delectation and for listening at your leisure.   Click here to go to the recordings.  It’s almost as though you were in the room!  Enjoy!

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Writers for Story Friday Stolen on 11th May

We’re delighted to have a wonderful line up of writer-performers for Story Friday Stolen.  We’re thrilled to welcome Mark Rutterford, Martin Phillips, Doc Watson, Elaine Miles, Clare Reddaway, Sarah Curwen and David Wood, with an extra deliciousness recorded for the website by Derek Williams.  We’re visiting the Highlands, London Bridge and the past, we’re meeting booklovers and bagpipe players, and we’ll find chessmen and typewriters, magpies and Christmas trees, all in unexpected places, in this feast of stories from some of the best writers in the south-west.  Come along and hear their stories, Friday 11th May, 8pm at Burdall’s Yard, Bath.  Tickets £5 on the door.   See you there!

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