Dates for your diary

Well, that was my stint in The Mousetrap. Actually I wouldn’t have missed it for anything. I thought I’d be going mad by August, but actually I was really quite weepy on the last night. I’ve made some marvellous life-time friends, and am exceedingly grateful for the experience. It’ll be very strange hearing about the rest of the tour going on without me.

However, I’ve spent a week in Biarritz, sleeping and laughing and swimming and eating far, far too much. And am now back to reality with a bump. Here are some dates from my diary, which you might like to put into yours.

Tuesday 30th August A QUIET COURAGE (a short film I made with Annette Badland and Suzanne Procter) has been accepted by the Hackney Film Festival ( and is being screened at 7.30

Tuesday 6th September until Saturday 24th September TWO SHORT PLAYS ABOUT GAYS opens at 7.45pm at The Hope and Anchor in Upper Street, Islington. (

I am in the second play which is called DIVA DRAG.

Sunday 25th September A Doctor Who Convention in Swansea (

Sunday 2nd October The Space is celebrating its past, present and future, and I shall be interviewed on stage, with a small presentation concerning future projects.

Sunday 16th October A Doctor Who Convention in Plymouth. (

Tuesday 1st November to Saturday 5th November RUMPY PUMPY THE MUSICAL (with Linda Nolan) ( – (hardly nervous at all!!!)
And also at The Union Theatre in south London ( Mon 14th to Sat 19th November.

Next a little ol’ trip to Chicago ( for a convention taking place on the 25/26/27 November including a performance of MY GAY BEST FRIEND, written and performed by Nigel Fairs and me. Which we then take on to the Royal Theatre (358 West 44th Street) NYC for 5 performances only ( We round off that little tour with two performances at The Space on Dec 10th and 11th (

Then I think I’ll probably need another holiday. I shall be side-stepping panto this year. It’s the first time I’ve written it all down like that, and it’s left me a little daunted! But I wouldn’t really have it any other way.

I hope your summers are panning out well, and the weather Gods are shining upon you.

‘Til the next time. Love and more, Louise x