Joe Samuel

There has never been more need for connection, laughter and escape than 2020.  With the end of the year approaching fast, it is clear that the traditional celebrations, parties and events will be stripped back or will not take place at all.  As for socialising online, we all know it can be awkward and tiring. ...
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I am not a carpenter.  I would go a little further and say that most things I have attempted to construct from wood in the past have stayed together more through optimism than joinery.  So when I conceived the idea of a bespoke bedside table for the rather unique space to my left as I...
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The Maydays at Denman College.   It is with a heavy heart that we must announce the cancellation of our Maydays Improv Retreat 2020 due to the unexpected permanent closure of Denman College which we were informed about yesterday. We know that this will be disappointing news for some of you and difficult to hear...
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As a company we’ve been deeply affected by the events of the past fortnight. We wish to express that we stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. And we are committed to improving diversity and inclusion within our company. We are The Maydays. We’re aware that we are a company of 13 white...
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Like a petulant toddler, I have been dragged protesting and whining into the world of online Improv.  Initially as an attempt to replace my role in the once ‘real world’, and then as time went on and with a little more curiosity than resentment, as a way to explore something new different and potentially exciting. ...
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Dear friends of The Maydays, This is very hard to write as under the current circumstances our company is facing a time of huge uncertainty for the future, however, we hope to address all questions here. The headline is that all our operations are ceasing until further notice due to coronavirus. Our spring courses are...
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