November 28-January 23
Rapunzel: Hairway to Heaven
See one panto, and you’ve seen them all…oh no, you haven’t!
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December 7 – January 16
The Haunting of Hill House
‘Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills holding darkness within’…
And how many years ago is it now since I read this book? Quite something to put on a play based on a writer whom Stephen King himself holds in
The Princess and the Pea
December 4-January 9
And now for something completely different, and that’s what’s so refreshing about the Unity’s panto, as well as being a good part of its charm.
Admittedly, this play does borrow from others, for example, the mirror in Snow White, but the same could be said of all such productions. The Unity is also unique in that there is always a serious message, the point being made without preaching or patronising: when a young girl is shipwrecked and finally reaches the Land of Meane, nobody will help her. She struggles on, more or less on her own, and it takes some doing before there is any kind of happy ending. Read the rest of this entry »
0 @ ‘The Bazaar of Bad Dreams’ Short Story Competition
The Guardian and Hodder & Stoughton
Judge, Stephen King
Length: 4000 words.
Theme: ‘Must be inspired by and reflect some aspect of the brief provided by Stephen King’
January 18 2016
MAGMA POETRY COMPETITION
Magma Judge’s Prize: £1000, £300, £150 Read the rest of this entry »
@ The Elmet Trust Poetry Prize 2016
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