The ‘Mill Girls on Tour’ theatre show was a tribute to the incredible women who worked in Paisleys Mills. Told through music, poetry and theatre it was a unique production that I was incredibly proud to be part of. Along with Paisley Poet Mo Blake I wrote the script and was delighted to be musical director writing all of the music used with the exception of the amazing traditional song Shift and Spin by Euan MacVicar.
The cast was an exciting blend of songwriter, poets, writers and actors both from Scotland and around the world. It was delight to work with these fine ladies. brought together after an anthology of poetry was commissioned by Weaving Musical Threads (http://www.weavingmusicalthreads.com/projects/mill-girls) .
Carmen Jongepier is an up and coming actor originally from Norway who is also a talented graphic designer. http://www.carmenjongepier.co.uk
Jody Jameson Jody is an award-winning actress who runs her own production company, ‘SheSpeaks’ and is a director of the women’s theatre company: Mama Quilla Collective.
Mo Blake who co-wrote the Mill Girls on Tour show is one of the original Paisley Poets and is a director of Read Raw Ltd.