Lockdown Audible Drama

1 Jun 2020

I am currently preparing to direct a major multi-cast dramatisation of a Classic novel for Audible (title yet to be announced).  We were about to go into the recording studio when Lockdown hit, so production was suspended.  Since then, I have remote-directed two  two full-cast…

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Beowulf

12 May 2020

One of the most challenging jobs I have had recently was directing the Anglo Saxon epic poem ‘Beowulf’ for Audible – technically England’s oldest audiobook, as it was originally an oral poem told by Saxon bards. Our version was performed by the Icelandic poet and…

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Lockdown Audio Production

28 Apr 2020

With recording studios closed by the C19 Lockdown, the Audio industry has been exploring new ways to carry on working remotely, and I have already directed my first full-length audiobook for Audible (title to be announced shortly), working with the actor Ell Potter, who was…

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Lockdown LAMDA recordings

22 May 2020

Some of the final year acting students at LAMDA were due to record radio plays in our radio studio when C19 Lockdown hit. So, instead, we have gone online and are recording the productions remotely, via a platform called Cleanfeed. This is a steep learning…

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Fever Pitch

9 Feb 2017

This spring Tamsin is reuniting with composer Scott Stroman (with whom she wrote ‘Fables’, 2015) to adapt Nick Hornby’s football memoir ‘Fever Pitch’ for Highbury Opera Theatre.  It will be performed just down the road from Hornby’s beloved Arsenal, at Highbuury’s Union Chapel in September…

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Marlborough Jazz Festival 2015

8 Jul 2015

Tamsin is delighted to be returning to the Marlborough Jazz Festival once again on Saturday 18th July, with a top-notch band including Geoff Castle (Piano), Mark Rose (Bass), Neil Burton (Drums) and Steve Waterman (Trumpet).  They will be at the Castle & Ball hotel from 10.00pm-midnight, playing their…

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Christmas The Musical

14 Nov 2014

Tamsin is contributing to the lyrics for Sandy Hooks’s new musical, which tells the Christmas story from Joseph’s point of view. This December, you can catch an exciting preview of excerpts from the show in a Christmas Celebration at the Supernova Arena on London’s Victoria…

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Album Launch – January 11th 2015

27 Oct 2014

PIZZA EXPRESS JAZZ CLUB, SOHO 10 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D 3RW Tamsin Collison celebrates her debut album ‘Under Your Spell’ (“An intimate affair, breathing new life into classics and forgotten gems” Jazz FM) with a signature programme of light jazz, combining the familiar, the…

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Stop Press!

27 Oct 2014

Opera ‘Dart’s Love’ (Librettist: Tamsin Collison/Composer: Kerry Andrew/Director: Bill Bankes Jones) won the Staged Work category at the B.A.S.C.A. National Composer Awards 2014. The panel judged it ‘a superb realisation of an equally superb libretto.’  

Marlborough Jazz Festival 2014

14 Jun 2014

Saturday 19th July 2014. The Crown Hotel, 6-7 The Parade, Marlborough, Wilts. 10.00pm-midnight. Vocals: Tamsin Collison. Piano: Geoff Castle. Bass: Andy Cleyndertl. Drums: Paul Cavaciuti. 11th Year at the Festival! Come and join us, and experience the musical magic, mayhem and madness that is MJF…

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