New Theatre Company Tiny Fires Launches at St James Theatre

My Mother Said I Never Should at The St James Theatre

Director Paul Robinson and Producer Tara Finney have announced the formation of Tiny Fires Ltd. Paul and Tara are behind the critically acclaimed Land Of Our Fathers which transferred to Trafalgar Studios in September 2014. Paul and Tara have worked together on a number of shows over the last three years and have set up the new company to continue their successful collaboration. Their inaugural production, My Mother Said I Never Should by Charlotte Keatley is a moving exploration of the relationships between mothers and daughters and the consequences of breaking the most sacred taboo of motherhood. Doris, born illegitimate in 1900, exchanges her budding teaching career for marriage and motherhood. After the war, her daughter Margaret marries an American and they have a daughter, Jackie, who becomes an archetypal 60s rebel. When Jackie can’t face being a single mother, it is decided that her baby, Rosie, will be brought … Read more

Big Sean, Mikey And Me To Play Vault Festival

Ruaraidh Murray in Big Sean, Mikey and Me. Photo: Brandon Bishop

Big Sean, Mikey and Me, a darkly comic one-man show written and performed by Edinburgh-born actor Ruaraidh Murray and directed by Paul Robinson, will have its London debut in 2015, playing as part of the Vault Festival from 4 – 8 February. Big Sean, Mikey and Me is the story of Ruaraidh, his imaginary friend Sean Connery and his childhood pal, rough diamond, Mikey and their adventures through the streets of Edinburgh that tourist guides omit… Big Sean, Mikey and Me had great success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012, with a sell-out run and five -star reviews. The Gilded Balloon toured the show in Scotland in 2013. Ruaraidh has since had sell-out successes at the Festival, with the critically acclaimed shows Bath Time (2013), and Boxman (2014) both of which also enjoyed sell-out runs and five/four star reviews. Ruaraidh was born and raised in Stockbridge in Edinburgh and went … Read more

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