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Alan Rickman – Great! Super! (Rousse)

Set in the 1970s, the plot of the television play centred on strike action in a university. ‘Isn’t that a young Alan Rickman?’ I asked RJH, who was sitting next to me. RJH agreed – and then we both realised … Continue reading

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Climate change and a secret love affair (Rousse)

A rag tag mix of former colleagues and students – including ED, LG, DMcA, and JC of the National Library of Scotland – formed a loose company of actors. We gathered for ‘rehearsals’ in the mews building of my childhood … Continue reading

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A husband murdered over metal gates (Rousse)

TPR and I left the theatre after enjoying a play that starred Mathew Baynton (Thomas Thorne in Ghosts). On our way back to the station, we took a short cut through a multistorey car park. To enter it just as … Continue reading

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A crowded flat and a cricket match (Rousse)

PG generously invited several of us – including TPR, BR, KS, myself, and my mother – to stay in his flat. This made it rather crowded for our kind landlord and his regular lodger. The huge advantage of his arrangement … Continue reading

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Abusive parental role play (Rousse)

This was not my best idea for a bonding exercise: find a partner; allocate the roles of mother and daughter; perform role play on the basis that the parent hates the child.

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Poor park keeping (Rousse)

JS didn’t take her new job as a part-time park keeper very seriously. She took our money for half an hour on the tennis court, then bunked off to play tourist in Oxford for the rest of the afternoon.

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Mountain adventure delays audience member (Rousse)

There were two routes down the mountain. One was a winding, rocky path. The other was more of a short cut across a steep boulder field. I decided to take my chances with the latter. After just a few paces … Continue reading

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Belle’s indecent play (Rousse)

Belle was more popular with the lads than me. I put this down to her more daring playground performance. She zipped down the slide at an indecent speed, laughing her head off, with her legs held high in the air. … Continue reading

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Wife conducts holiday affair under husband’s nose (Rousse)

It was hard work on holiday having both a boyfriend and a husband. Happily I found a way to accommodate them both. While TPR slept each morning, I would get up early and meet NI to play on the beaches, … Continue reading

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Kevin Spacey’s secret love (Rousse)

Kevin Spacey somehow managed to get a secret message to me: he wanted me in his bed – now. I made my way to the front of the auditorium and climbed in – next to a Chinese man and woman, … Continue reading

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