I am completing `Remedies,` a play about M E. Background research...
Welcome to this website, in which you`ll find information about my plays, my other writing and interests, as well as my blog, 'Under the Palm Tree'.
Some of the plays are: The Scapegoat, (recently heard in readings at Tate Britain, and London Jewish Museum,) The Song of Deborah, Xanthippe, Candlesticks, Remedies, Fire in the Park, Footprints, and Breakages. (Song of Deborah was staged at the Lowry Centre, Salford, June 2011) There are brief descriptions of the plays and extracts from reviews, as well as up to date information about my current plays and other projects.
`The Scapegoat' was commissioned by Manchester City Art Gallery, and supported for the readings by Tik-sho-ret Theatre Company in London - artistic director Ariella Eshed. Find out more information on `The Scapegoat,` in the section of the website titled ‘Deborah Freemans Current Projects’.
On this website you will also find information about Writing Groups and Workshops for experienced and aspiring writers and actors.
The internet is a big place. I am curious to know who comes to this website, and why. Let me know. Meanwhile I am working on new things. Revising Remedies, my novel (Mrs Faust) and enjoying working on a new play. The Committee. Cast of three. 2 men and a woman in early forties.
" Mrs Faust is a unique and thought provoking book. Told in a clear and simple style, with excellent dialogue and characterisation, this should appeal to readers who prefer subtle, character-based novels that examine inner dilemmas and the struggle to change."
...begins the enthusiastic report by Cornerstones Literary Consultancy. The novel came about because I answered an ad on the BBC website, from the ...
Special Care was shortlisted by Crocus Publishers. In the same year an agent in London offered to take it on, provided I added a hundred pages to the terse story. I decided not to do this, and returned to writing plays. Special Care is about a premature baby born at 28 weeks, lucky to survive - and the mess surrounding her life, not to mention the life of her social worker.