Lysistrata – A break from canvassing and …. a reason to inspire us to do it.

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I’ve been out and about canvassing  quite a lot recently for Celine Thomas (Tunbridge Wells), Tabitha Morton (Liverpool Metro Mayor) , Harini Iyengar (Vauxhall)  and soon for Sophie Walker (Shipley). It’s all new to me this time because I’m not currently standing as a candidate. Walking, listening, persuading, learning.

It hasn’t left much time for blogging.

I’m also prepping for a project which looks forward to the day when all of this is over with: The Day the Patriarchy Died which will be a scratch one-night only affair as part of the Brockley Max Festival – as luck has it, the day after the General Election. (get involved here)

As I’ve been looking into this project, I came upon this short film – the genius vision of a feminist ally and friend of mine Dr Helen Eastman of Bare Faced Greek.  It’s inspired by Lysistrata – the ancient Greek…

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About justRMJ

Theatre Director, Artistic Director of Just Jones &, a touring theatre company (www.justjonestheatre.org.uk). Also Co-Chair of What's Next?-Southwark, part of a national movement to place arts and culture at the heart of public conversations. Inhabitant and co-creator of the Happy City, freecycler, gardener and Action Learning Facilitator. Blogging about all and some of those things, not necessarily in that order.
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