I performed my first one woman show, based on the fantastic Dark Dates books by Tracey Sinclair, at the Tristan Bates Theatre in Covent Garden in January 2015.
The director, the wonderful Peta Lily, suggested that we keep the timing short, as it was not just my first one-woman show, but my first show of any kind for nearly 20 years. Feedback was that I could make it longer and take it to Edinburgh.
I hesitated, having struggled to sell the sixty tickets for a single performance in a city where I knew a lot of people.
Tracey had moved to Brighton and suggested that I took the show there for Brighton Fringe. It was great to be performing again, even to audience sizes ranging from four to seven.