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When Let Me Stay hit Brazil: Julie Mc remembers

Julie McNamara talks about the tour that put 'Let Me Stay' front page on Brazilian national papers earlier this year. Going to Pernambuco with 'Let Me Stay' was one of the most extraordinary adventures of my career so far. It has genuinely…

Interview with Julie McNamara

An interview with Julie McNamara by Laura Enfield about the genesis of The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence was published by East London Guardian news, 24 September 2015. Click on the image to enlarge it.    

Review by Colin Hambrook

Colin Hambrook, Chief Editor at Disability Arts Online, came to see The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence on 23 September 2015 at the Pleasance Theatre, London. This is what he said: Vital Xposure sets out to produce cutting edge theatre…

Four star review for The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence

This short, gripping, engrossing play is all about trying to speak out and being silenced. by Adrian Pulle Reviewer's Rating   4.0 (four stars) We come in to the theatre to the sounds of old recordings of popular songs such as ‘Daisy…
Becky Allen and Matthew Gurney relay the story of Dorothy Lawrence on BSL

Press release for The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence

Vital Xposure presents The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence A new play by award-winning theatre artist Julie McNamara directed by Paulette Randall MBE explores the remarkable stories of the silenced First World War correspondent Dorothy…

Cast announced for the Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence

Penelope Freeman leads the cast of the new play by Julie McNamara directed by Paulette Randall. Freeman plays the title role. Her previous collaboration with Randall and McNamara was on the set of The Knitting Circle in 2011 and 2013. She…

Paulette Randall and Julie McNamara on the making of Let Me Stay

Let Me Stay - Interview with Creatives by Naomi Cortes Julie McNamara (writer and performer) and Paulette Randall (director) were interviewed by Naomi Cortes to share their inspiration and ideas for the production of Let Me Stay. Share…
Julie McNamara hugs an invisible person in her role as her mother Shirly in Let Me Stay

Let Me Stay resource pack

Let Me Stay resource pack JMc approved by NC