Saving Christmas Penguins, Theatrical Soundtracks and Other News

Microphone in a recording studio
It's turning out to be rather a lovely end to 2015 - Both Emergency Story Penguin and 59 Minutes to Save Christmas are playing concurrently at The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. It's a bit surreal to see billboard advertisements for it dotted around the city centre but I'm attempting to deal with it without squealing …

Pause for Thought

A bench by a tree in autumn
Work is quiet at the moment. This would have filled 27-year-old me with dread. She would find the not knowing quite when the next paycheque will come in daunting. 36-year-old me is different. She’s relieved. It’s been a busy few years since I had an appreciable gap in the schedule like this one, and I’m due …

New Album Release: Emergency Story Penguin

close up microphone in front of an audience
The soundtrack album of music from Slung Low's Emergency Story Penguin, a play written by John Hunter and co-produced by Dep Arts, has been released. It's available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon,YouTube and all the other online outlets. For an insight into the process of writing songs - and specifically a breakaway pop hit sensation(!) - for Emergency Story Penguin and other Slung Low shows, …