‘Got To Keep On’ – The Cookie Crew
The house is a fucking mess. My room is a disaster area. I can’t be arsed to tidy it up, so now I’ll have it all to do when I come in tomorrow nite…
Ash + Legs only went home about an hour ago. I only designed half the programmes for THE CHINESE PLAY (etc). And by Wednesday morning I’m supposed to have a dance choreographed + know my Music notes for two exams.
Plans for tomorrow/today:
Go to Production Meeting
Radio interview (along with Tracey and Jamie)
Get some CHINESE PLAY stuff finalised
Go to KLCA to rig lights and set with Daniel + Jonny
Top and tail scenes with cast
FUCK OFF! PRESSURE!
‘Rush Hour’ – Jane Weidlen
Why did I eat that All-Bran this morning? It’s given me the Shytes. FUCK!
Larry is taking eppies about our alleged ‘lack of organisation’ in preparation for THE CHINESE PLAY and the other shows. I understand his points totally, but sometimes he just goes too far.
Kat + Marita are now ASMs + they got all the props + set ready today. Daniel Abbott delivered them to KLCA, but KLCA wouldn’t let us in to rig lights as Donna Davidson hadn’t informed them of our need to get in for the day. Nor has she displayed any CHINESE PLAY posters at the FERMOY! BLOODY HELL, GIRL! And guess who was the first to spiritually bugger off from the Production Meeting today? Double D! If our producer can’t set an example to others then who the hell can?!
Had a nice note from Emma Goddard (who claims to be ‘boring’). She’s made sure I’ve got her number and address. She’s hoping for a ‘long overdue’ letter.
Today’s rehearsal was shit. I worry.
Go to KLCA, rig lights + set (finally)
Technical run (of sorts)
More rehearsals in the afternoon
Performance in the evening.
I rang Flash. Help!
Lovely news: Betty saw to it before she left on holiday that a ‘good luck’ card would be sent to me + it arrived today. I’m ever-so chuffed.
This morning, I – along with Tracey Joyce + Jamie Davenport – appeared on Radio Norfolk for a half-hour interview, which was scary but fantastic. All those who heard it told me it was excellent. I hope Tracey’s mum tape-recorded it.
I’M SCARED BABBERLESS!
‘You On My Mind’ – Swing Out Sister
GOOD NEWS: COLIN HOWARD, MY OLD NORWICH ’87 ‘MATE’ HAS PAINTED THE COVER OF TARGET BOOKS’ ATTACK OF THE CYBERMEN. GOOD LAD. WELL DONE, COLIN + GOOD LUCK WITH ALL FUTURE VENTURES.
MEGA-FUCK-BRILL-NEWS: WATCHMEN IS BEING MADE INTO A FILM BY TERRY GILLIAM. ACKER! SO WHERE’S MY BASTARD COPY GONE? IF I’VE LOST IT I’LL HAVE TO BUY THAT CURRENT VERSION WITH THE SHIT COVER.
Did I say I’m boycotting McDonalds again? They make me so angry. There’s all sorts of shit going on out there, which is doing us and the world we live in no good. MOTHER EARTH is being raped. We should be loving her. We come from her, we are her. We should be keeping things sustainable, giving something back. If we destroy what we have, if we murder this world, then we murder ourselves. And all for money, it seems. I think I’m really turning on to this stuff now, from reading Crisis and Class War and observing the Greens. The OZONE LAYER, POLLUTION, animal experimentation, blood-sports – amongst many other things, these are things I’m finding myself very concerned about just lately. I love this world, this life – living out here in the country I’m able to appreciate the trees and flowers, the moon, the sky, the stars, the sun. It’s a beautiful, wonderful planet. But it’s run by dicks.
I’d love to go to the Isle of Arran this summer.
‘Don Juan (Disco Mix)’ – Pet Shop Boys
I dreamt I was walking along a narrow-hedged path, towards something I wasn’t supposed to see. It was like a concentration camp + as I came to a building, I was chased by starving Alsatian dogs, who I was lucky to evade. Then I came to a huge wire fence + some gates, beyond which I could see security guards. The Alsatians came upon me again, so I clambered over the fence + entered the building the security men were guarding. Inside, was a huge, brightly-lit hall, full of people from Wetlands High. They were being spoken to by a man from NORCAT, explaining to them that they must all confess to Larry Goodgirl’s lack of professionalism. I wasn’t going to stand for any of this. And when the man threatened them with death, no one panicked – only me. Then I bumped into James Abbott, whom I knew was a Prisoner fan, as he was wearing a ‘No.2’ badge. He also acted just like Leo McKern. We teamed-up + tried to escape, shouting out the ‘pushed, filed, stamped’ lines before kicking the doors in + leaving.
STRANGER THINGS HAPPEN AT SEA.
SHIT OFF, PRESSURE!
THE CHINESE PLAY WILL BE CACK!
‘A Touching Display’ – Wire
Today was just a real sod. The props + set were transported to the KLCA, but Daniel + me weren’t allowed in to rig the lights, because Donna hadn’t negotiated it (as producer) with the venue. Then the publicity woman asked me why no-one had sent poster or set up displays for the foyer. I was appalled and embarrassed that no-one had done this and told her I had no idea why it hadn’t happened. This all falls under Donna’s remit (as described by Larry), SO WHY HADN’T SHE SENT ANYTHING?
DISTRESS! Maggie was in Tech, looking for me, and I never saw her. SHIT!
So, anyway, we did a crappy run today and it looked atrocious.
‘Eternal Flame’ – The Bangles
Oh aye, I’ll tell you what: tonite at Tech, while Emma + I were alone, it was so lovely to spend time with her in this loose white skirt, and as she danced for me in the Drama Studio, it clung to her in all the right places, hugging her beautiful little bottom. She’s also gorgeous barefoot and looked beautiful sitting on the windowsill…
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Next time: ‘The Chinese Play at KLCA…’