To be or not to be...

...what's my line again?

That's pretty much what last night was like, our first rehearsal on stage ... and what a difference to rehearsing at the church hall!

Up until now, I was starting to get reasonably confident with my lines, only dropping the odd bit here and there, but last night it was like I'd just put the script down for the first time and was trying to remember what I'd read.

I panicked. And when I panic, my mind goes blank. Completely. In that state, if you ask me my name, there is a good chance I wouldn't be able to tell you and all you would get is my goldfish impression!!!

Thankfully, I wasn't the only one this was happening to and it is apparently expected when you first hit the stage: I just hope it doesn't happen when the audience turn up...

By the time act two came around, I think I was a bit more in control and I didn't forget the lines, though the thought of having to be prompted still fills me with dread.

Call me anal, but I don't feel I would have done even half a good job if I have to get prompted.
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If, for some weird and wonderful reason, you would like to come and see me make a tit of myself, why not check out The Centralian Players website ... actually, just checking it, there is nothing on there on how to book!

So, here are the details:

Henderson Hall, High Street,
Abbots Langley

24 - 26 January 2008 @ 7:45pm

£6 (£5 patrons, Students and OAPs)

To book the tickets, send me an email or MSN to with your name, the night you want to attend, and how many tickets you want. Upon receipt, I will register your tickets with our box office for payment on the door.



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