July 3, 2017

As we enter the final week of rehearsals and the start of our Edinburgh preview performances at South Hill Park I reflect on my AnimAlphabet journey so far. For me one word  sums up the journey better than any other and that is creativity.

Through necessity, people work...

June 6, 2017

Last week saw the first full Animalphabet performances in front of an paying audience at The Rhoda McGaw Theatre in Woking. The shows were an opportunity for us to work on the technical aspects of the production, assess the audience reaction to the show, and also take...

December 13, 2016

Today we launched our first crowdfunding call. 

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/animalphabetthemusical

Can you help Colin the Cockatoo and my AnimAlphabet friends to realise their musical dream to perform to children and families at the Edinburgh Festival?

AnimAlp...

December 2, 2016

We are only a few days into the planning of our 2017 AnimAlphabet tour and already venues are confirming dates and expressing an interest in programming AnimAlphabet The Musical. 

There are many more dates and venues to add but so far you can meet Colin the Cockato...

November 13, 2016

Mark and Dean meet with costume designers Charlotte Penn, Pam Bucket and Gill Albone to discuss their ideas and mood boards for costumes. Some great ideas are brought to the meeting; character styles are clarified and a clearer idea is formed in relation to the colours...

November 6, 2016

It is early November. Emails and Facebook messages have been flying back and forth between Mark, Dean, Alan and Sam. Changes, ideas and tweaks are made and added. Finally, the team agree this is it... the final draft version of the script. 

The musical now includes...