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congrats Kayla! happy for you!
we already have a topic where people are discussing going to see Damien;s play so I have merged them.

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Ahh! He sounds so sweet! Thanks for writing all of that up so those of us who can't go see him can live vicariously through you! :)

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eeek! sounded like a brilliant night! can't wait till i go now x

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Laura - sounds like you had a wonderful evening, thanks for sharing.  And thanks for delivering the cards and flowers too.

The more I hear about this play the better it sounds.  Two weeks!

 

Kayla - I'm really pleased for you that you're going to get to see it.  Enjoy!



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I'm getting excited myself. Thanks for the peek of future thrills, Laura.

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domino wrote:

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Good to hear that Damien gets to flex his acting muscles with three characters, very different from each other and roles he has played before. playing a racist cockney must have been a real challenge, and to watch that as well? How did that work? if you can say without giving away spoilers, was it a number of sketches? and costume changes off stage? were there costumes? we know it was sans decor so i have been intrigued about this from the start. It sounds as if it was not a long play, but very intense?

thank you for giving Damien the cards from the forum, how was that part? it sounds like he received lots of lovely things - he is spoilt by us fans! lol!

wow he kept all his costumes except the tweed suit? lucky man! he got his domino too as mentioned on the Q&A on the Being Human blog. wonder if they have plans for the tweed suit.....

It must have been wonderful meeting the other cast members too, Meera Syal is an actor I admire, I was so excited to hear that Damien was going to be appearing in the same play.

Lovely autograph aw, well thank goodness he had more than 3 lines in the play!




 Damien said thank you for the cards.  Theres' a photo of me giving them to him. Still don't know about the flowers. smileyflowers I hope he tweets & let's us know. 

I reckon the tweed suit is so iconic with Hal and Being Human that the BBC are keeping it. I wouldn't be surprised if BBC Wales are going to have a Being Human exhibition or it'll appear in a costume exhibition at the V & A.  They've got that Dr Who exhibition in Cardiff Bay at the moment haven't they?

The 3 characters are in 3 seperate scenes.  It's interesting that the actors themselves actually change the props for each scene. It was strange at first to see them changing and sitting at the side of the stage watching each others' scenes but you got used to it. i do admit I did watch Damien sitting at the side of the stage watching the acting in the centre of the stage - but I am seeing it 3 times so I have plenty of time to see everything. (Might even see it a 4th time if Brookesey  & Trevor decide to go again! he he) lustlust

I hope to chat to the other actors next time.  They did look amused when they saw us standing there waiting for Damien. Most of them smoke too, so were still there watching when Damien came out.  When they started to leave for the bar, Damien was talking to Brookesey so I called out to them. "We loved you too, honest. We loved eveyone in the play"  I did go a bit fan-girly when Meera Syal was on the same tube as us. I told her I'm coming again, so she said "good, I'll see you then".

 

 



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SO here be my thoughts under a cut.

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RougeSang wrote:

SO here be my thoughts under a cut.

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 wow Rougesang, thank you so so much for such a detailed insight, i really feel like a vicarously experienced Damiens' characters a little on reading. Really glad you were well enough to go in the end.

(changing on stage? topless? oh my...)

Shall enjoy reading this again and again



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RougeSang, thanks for your thoughts, it was really interesting to read.

Laura: Well some of us were living through your tweets on Friday night and the lovely pictures you shared afterwards. They were fab!

Brookesey was very kind to offer to pass a message on to Damien on my behalf. She even purchased a card and put my message inside (with red roses on the front to match my Twitter/blog name) and as soon as she said who i was, he remembered me, that we'd met in Newcastle and said "I love Lisa, she's great." So when i got that message, i kind of went into a mini meltdown. For a little while i acted like (with respect to others of the same age here) a sixteen year old fangirl. I'd had a rubbish week and this comment helped make it better. He's such a sweetie.

Looking forward to reading about the big BH Field Trip to see the play organised for March 2nd, so you guys going had better post your experiences up on this thread! :)



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I love reading stories like this, it always makes me so happy (which is weird because I'm very jealous type haha).

Thank you very much for sharing it together with absolutely amazing photos! :)

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RougeSang, thanks for your thoughts, it was really interesting to read.

Laura: Well some of us were living through your tweets on Friday night and the lovely pictures you shared afterwards. They were fab!

Brookesey was very kind to offer to pass a message on to Damien on my behalf. She even purchased a card and put my message inside (with red roses on the front to match my Twitter/blog name) and as soon as she said who i was, he remembered me, that we'd met in Newcastle and said "I love Lisa, she's great." So when i got that message, i kind of went into a mini meltdown. For a little while i acted like (with respect to others of the same age here) a sixteen year old fangirl. I'd had a rubbish week and this comment helped make it better. He's such a sweetie.

Looking forward to reading about the big BH Field Trip to see the play organised for March 2nd, so you guys going had better post your experiences up on this thread! :)


 Don't worry, Lisa we will do.

Rougesang. I hope you're feeling better.  Did you go backstage to see Damien? I liked your thoughts.  You reminded me that as well as his clothers and accent helping to create 3 different characters, his hair did.  For the workman, he had a thick fringe, for Jason he has his hair slicked right back. During the next scenes when he wasn't on, he sat by the side of the stage with his hair towel-dried to get rid of the Jason look and then he wore a beanie for Ray.  "Acting hair" is there such a term?



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Hi Laura,


Good to hear that Damien gets to flex his acting muscles with three characters, very different from each other and roles he has played before. playing a racist cockney must have been a real challenge, and to watch that as well? How did that work? if you can say without giving away spoilers, was it a number of sketches? and costume changes off stage? were there costumes? we know it was sans decor so i have been intrigued about this from the start. It sounds as if it was not a long play, but very intense?

thank you for giving Damien the cards from the forum, how was that part? it sounds like he received lots of lovely things - he is spoilt by us fans! lol!

wow he kept all his costumes except the tweed suit? lucky man! he got his domino too as mentioned on the Q&A on the Being Human blog. wonder if they have plans for the tweed suit.....

It must have been wonderful meeting the other cast members too, Meera Syal is an actor I admire, I was so excited to hear that Damien was going to be appearing in the same play.

Lovely autograph aw, well thank goodness he had more than 3 lines in the play!




 Damien said thank you for the cards.  Theres' a photo of me giving them to him. Still don't know about the flowers. smileyflowers I hope he tweets & let's us know. 

I reckon the tweed suit is so iconic with Hal and Being Human that the BBC are keeping it. I wouldn't be surprised if BBC Wales are going to have a Being Human exhibition or it'll appear in a costume exhibition at the V & A.  They've got that Dr Who exhibition in Cardiff Bay at the moment haven't they?

The 3 characters are in 3 seperate scenes.  It's interesting that the actors themselves actually change the props for each scene. It was strange at first to see them changing and sitting at the side of the stage watching each others' scenes but you got used to it. i do admit I did watch Damien sitting at the side of the stage watching the acting in the centre of the stage - but I am seeing it 3 times so I have plenty of time to see everything. (Might even see it a 4th time if Brookesey  & Trevor decide to go again! he he) lustlust

I hope to chat to the other actors next time.  They did look amused when they saw us standing there waiting for Damien. Most of them smoke too, so were still there watching when Damien came out.  When they started to leave for the bar, Damien was talking to Brookesey so I called out to them. "We loved you too, honest. We loved eveyone in the play"  I did go a bit fan-girly when Meera Syal was on the same tube as us. I told her I'm coming again, so she said "good, I'll see you then".

 

 


 Aw that's good to hear, thanks again for delivering Laura! go team! Did Damien read the cards here and then? naughty boy, one was for his birthday! I bet he's gettig used to our cards by now and is all nonchalant about it, ha ha! the fowers were deffo delivered to the Royal Court to him, it would be unlikely if he did not recieve them Perhaps he didn't appreciate the banana theme! lol!

A Being Human exhibition? that would be just perfect wouldn't it? and that would be the most iconic of all Hals' costumes. 

I am so intrigued by this idea of a deconstructed stage, where there are no props, or the actors move the props themselves, and the actors change on the side of the stage. it seems a very immediate way of bringing something alive. (getting to ogle Damien while he's not actually in a scene must be an addeed bonus!)



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Reading all of this makes me happy :') ahhh! Damien is amazing and he has the best of fans glad people who go to see him are pleased with what they get. And i'm glad he's kind! some actors or actresses are really stuck up themselfs. But he sounds amazing! x

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Wow, Laura what an experience !!! I so wish I could go to see this play, but in the end it is just too far away. Will it be touring? XXX

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The cast doing the scenery changes themselves reminds me of 'The Conquest of the South Pole' because the actors in that did that too. After a while you get used to it.

I can imagine he read his cards later as he had to go back for a cast meeting type thing and probably wouldn't have had time to read them there and then but i wasn't there so it's just a guess.

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*scratches head*
I can't find those photos I put up on here the other night!! Where have they gone??

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Mr Molony really is a lovely fella, he even looked pleased to see us! He was laughing when he saw us through the door (it's a glass door). He also told us that he was allowed to keep some of his clothes that he wore as Hal!! But not the tweed suit apparently *sob*

His leather jacket was indeed very nice as Laura said, it was just sooooo lovely to meet him again, and he's always so friendly and kind and really interested in what you say. He wrote "to the one and only Brookesey" on my programme *blushes* - I was very happy. That's probably why I've got my goony face on for the photos.
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Well *pauses briefly* - I'll be back in a bit - I'm going to try and find my photos!

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So glad hes a nice lad :D and i really look at him for acting insperation! hes such a good actor! and i hope he does many more things! although i hope he sticks to theater..as thats my fav :') and i want to work in theater too one day! i can't wait to go on the 9th now if nothing messes up! xx

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Lol! Hello Brookesey! in case you have not found it yet, all your lovely pics are in this topic I've added a few more, after putting on Trevor's logo

@Lisa, yes from what I have heard about both plays, they both seem very intimate, immediate theatre, I love the idea of that anti slickness, that almost purity of performance.

@Laura, Uj and Matty - I am so excited for you! (and anyone else going on the post show talk night?)

@Kayla not long now!

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I know right?! aha! so exited xD i'm meeting afew internet friends too :)

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The only review I've found of the play so far was very mixed and didn't mention him at all. Hmm. I can see why it wouldn't be to everyone's taste but he was extremely engaging.

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As I'm one of the unfortunates who cannot go and see the play, I've read the programme / script now and.... wow. I can see why one of Damiens characters would be seen as extremely controversial! Also...one of his characters has a mini Hal line - to all you who are going to see the play - can you spot it? maybe best to put it under spoiler tags in here, if you answer before the end of the run!

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Oohhh making it more exiting :O ... Hmmm i wanna read the script ... but maybe it will ruen it for me. . i dunno

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