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Mandy Redvers-Rowe

Mandy is a writer and director and has worked in theatre for nearly thirty years. She has been a Youth Theatre Director with Liverpool Playhouse; The Artistic Director for North West Disability Arts forum; a Disability Arts Lecturer at LIPA; Applied Theatre lecturer at Hope University and is currently Head of Participation at Collective Encounters, a Theatre For Social Change Company based in Liverpool. Her freelance career has seen her writing for stage, radio and television, acting, directing and most recently AD consultant for The Royal Exchange, Ramps to the Moon (New Wolsey Theatre), Graeae Theatre Company, and Collective Encounters. Last year, Mandy was a finalist in Writing on the Wall’s Pulp Idol with her first chapter of ‘Half a Cold Takeaway Later!’ published in Pulp Idol First 2017. Mandy has just completed a commission with DaDaFest entitled ‘Measuring Up’, performed at Liverpool Bluecoat. Currently, she writes a regular comedy Blog for Disability Arts Online – Daphne Does Good - and has just been commissioned by Radio 4 to write an afternoon drama with producer Charlotte Riches and co-writer Sarah McDonald-hughes – broadcast date February 2019.

Posts by Mandy Redvers-Rowe

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The Institute by Vincent Bijlo

Vincent Bijlo is a blind Dutch stand-up comedian, columnist, musician and author. Many appearances on TV, radio and in the theatre have made him a household name in the Netherlands. His latest output is a novel (translated by Susan Ridder) about a boy searching for identity and security. Review by ...

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Audio Description: An Art Form In Its Own Right

Blind theatre-maker and performer Mandy Redvers-Rowe is on a campaign to get Audio-Description (AD) accepted as an art form in its own right. She talks about approaches to creating the additional description that is offered on TV and via headphones at the theatre, as well the range of approaches that ...