I’m Simon (he/him). I make theatre. I am on the Left. I am learning to think Intersectionally.
I Write/blog/read about theatre, arts, identity politics, history, cultural theory, power etc.
I am studying Critical and Cultural Theory,
currently focusing on Gender, Masculinities and Disability Theory.
I Like nerd stuff and sport. I am based in Leeds, UK.
This site is about my theatre, academic and political interests – which often cross over.
Recent blogs and writing:
Mixing Left-Wing economics politics with Hard Right attacks on Identity Politics is a truly terrible idea. Let me explain why.
Risks of Centring Male Violence Against Women: Reflections on a BBC News Interview with Chris Hemmings.
Last night I watched an interview with Chris Hemmings on BBC News about male violence against women. It was powerful and moving for me to see Masculinities being discussed in the news. This is a reflection on his interview.read more