Thursday 19 May 2016

New show The Conscious Uncoupling receives 5 star and 4 star reviews

Rosie's new solo show has been awarded 5 stars and hailed 'one of the highlights of Brighton Fringe' by Remote Goat website, described as 'tender and exquisite' in a 4 star review from Everything Theatre and 'hilarious to heart-wrenching' in another 4 star review by Female Arts. And in yet more 4 star reviews, it was described as 'charming and intimate... a very honest show'  by The Reviews Hub, 'not only funny, but rather moving too' by The Wee Review and 'poignant, personal and frequently hilarious' by Grumpy Gay Critic. The Croydon Citizen described the show as 'poignant, funny and universal' and Fringe Review gave it a Highly Recommended rating. Rosie also spoke about the show on BBC London, Three Weeks podcast and Soho Radio and in interviews with This Week London, The Skinny and Brixton Bugle. The Conscious Uncoupling was also shortlisted for Funny Women Best Show 2016.

Rosie's Queer'Say event receives Arts Council England funding for another season

Arts Council England have supported Rosie's Queer'Say event for a third successive year. At each event, Rosie introduces short sets from three spoken word performers and then interviews them live onstage. It's all recorded for her award-winning radio show Out In South London on Resonance 104.4FM. A packed 2016 season includes events at Tate Modern, Wilderness Festival and Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Rosie signs a publishing deal

Rosie's first book Is Monogamy Dead will be published next year by Accent Press. Read the full announcement on The Bookseller website.
Rosie has been accepted onto the world-renowned LAMBDA writer's retreat for LGBTQ voices this July, where she will be working on the book in a nonfiction group tutored by Sarah Schulman. You can donate to her tuition and board here and help her to make this opportunity a reality.