Brilliantly Challenged – Collaboration in Creativity

I’m currently producing a new musical that’s set to open at The King’s Head Theatre in March. This work informs both the creative work we do for clients and adds to our research about how stories are crafted and shared. Theatre is a collaborative art. Musical theatre about ten times more so. Being part of a team is both brilliant …

Are you an Elphaba or a Glinda?

I believe that we can choose the way we work. I also believe that there are a variety of ways of working that can be effective depending on the immediate need. The key to success is recognising what’s needed and when, and then flexing our approach to match the need. There are many kinds of people and approaches. One of the key …

Story 1: Mary Poppins and Lessons In Leadership

The festive period tends to bring out the kid in most of us. This was never more obvious to me than when I spent one of the relaxing (if rather wet) days between Christmas and New Year’s watching Disney’s film version of Mary Poppins. I’m a fan of Mary. It’s partly her mischievous sense of fun (that twinkle in the …